Snow Removal/Ice Control Policy

City of Silver Lake

Snow Removal and Ice Control Policy

City of Silver Lake

Snow Removal and Ice Control Policy

Section 7. Snow Removal Areas.

Subd. 1.It shall be unlawful for any person, company or corporation, to park any kind of vehicle upon that portion of the streets of this City herein designated and during the hours when parking is prohibited on such portion of streets.

Subd. 2. The portions of streets of which parking is prohibited under this section are as follows:

  • Grove Avenue from Main Street to Gehlen Drive;
  • Lake Avenue from Highway #7 to Gehlen Drive;
  • Thomas Avenue from Main Street to Cleveland Street;
  • Cleveland Street from Lake Avenue to Tower Avenue;
  • Tower Avenue from Cleveland Street to Main Street;
  • All of Main Street from the East City Limits to the West City Limits.

Subd. 3. Parking on the portions of the streets designated above is prohibited during such times as the Street Commissioner may place or cause to be placed and maintained signs, reading "No Parking, 3 a.m. to 8 a.m. - November 1 - May 1," and at such times as he may deem necessary for the removal of snow.

Subd. 4.

    a. Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle standing upon the streets or highways in violation of any of the foregoing subdivisions of this section, such officer is hereby authorized to move such vehicle, or require the driver or other person in charge of the vehicle to remove the same, to a position off the paved or improved or main traveled part of such street or highway. If the owner or operator of said vehicle is not available to remove said vehicle, it shall be towed away from said parking place at the direction of the police department of the City of Silver Lake, and the cot of the towing plus the cost of storage until claimed will be paid by the owner. the payment of said sums shall be prerequisite for the return of the vehicle to the person entitled thereto.

    b. Any damage occasioned to any such vehicle thereafter, shall be assumed by the owner or operator thereof, and no liability for damage shall be assumed by the City of Silver Lake.

Subd. 5. Penalty.

Any violation of this section is a petty misdemeanor unless it is committed in a manner and under circumstances so as to endanger any person or property, and then in that event, it shall be a misdemeanor. The punishment shall be prescribed by the Statutes of the State of Minnesota for a petty misdemeanor or misdemeanor as the case may be.




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