CITY OF BRIDGEWATER
ORDINANCE # 2014-3
AN ORDINANCE REVISING BRIDGEWATER MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 7.0301 – PARKING IN STREETS DURING SNOW REMOVAL.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF BRIDGEWATER, MCCOOK COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA:
That Ordinance 7.0301 – PARKING IN STREETS DURING SNOW REMOVAL shall be amended to read as follows:
“7.0301 PARKING IN STREETS DURING SNOW REMOVAL. The following streets are hereby designated as “Emergency Snow” routes within the City of Bridgewater.
Main Avenue from SD Highway 262 to 6th Street;
6th Street from Juniper Avenue to Poplar Avenue;
5th Street from Juniper Avenue to Main Avenue;
4th Street from Juniper Avenue to Poplar Avenue;
3rd Street from Juniper Avenue to Poplar Avenue;
2nd Street from Main Avenue to Poplar Avenue;
In the event of three (3) or more inches of snow, creating the necessity for the blading and/or removal of snow it shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle, or allow a vehicle to remain on such emergency snow route for twelve (12) hours, or until the snow has been fully removed from the street. to leave any vehicle parked on a city street for more than twelve (12) hours following such snowfall as determined by the City Council, so as not to interfere with the snow blading and/or removal operations.
All major streets, church areas, and school zones may be designated as emergency snow routes, and it shall be unlawful to park vehicles on such emergency snow routes during the time that snow blading and/or removal operations are in progress.
In the event of three (3) or more inches of snow, it shall further be unlawful to leave any vehicle parked on other city streets (not designated as an emergency snow routes) for more than four (4) hours following such snowfall.
Any A violation of any provision of this section shall be a misdemeanor. In addition, any law enforcement officer shall be authorized to remove and tow away, or have removed and towed away (by such commercial towing service as authorized by the city, by resolution) any vehicle parked in violation of this section. Such vehicles shall be impounded pursuant to Section 7.0302.”