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Winter Parking & Snow Removal

11/20/2018

§ 71.03  WINTER PARKING

(A)      Snow removal operation for the City of Fulda will remain in effect November 1 until April 15.

(B)      No person shall stop, stand, or park any vehicle or permit it to stand on any street, or posted city parking lot, so as to obstruct the removal of snow from streets during snow removal operations.

 (C)      No person shall stop, stand, or park any vehicle, or permit it to stand on any posted city parking lot, or street in the downtown area of Fulda (as defined as St. Paul Avenue from Front Street to Third Street, and Second Street from Lafayette Avenue to Baltimore  Avenue, and Third Street from Lafayette Avenue to Baltimore Avenue), between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.

(Ord. 175, passed 11-3-1997)  Penalty, see § 71.99

§71.04  TICKETING AND TOWING VIOLATORS.

            When any Street Department personnel find a vehicle in violation of any parking ordinance the Fulda Police Department is thereby authorized to issue a ticket and or tow a vehicle to a convenient garage or other facility or place of safety.

(Ord. 175, passed 11-3-1997)

§71.99 PENALTY.

            Unless otherwise noted, any person convicted of violating this chapter shall be guilty of a petty misdemeanor.

(Ord. 175, passed 11-3-1997)  Penalty, see § 10.99

SNOW REMOVAL

§90.06  MAINTENANCE.

    (A)    (1)    All snow, ice, dirt, and rubbish remaining on a public sidewalk more than 24 hours after its deposit thereon is a public nuisance.

             (2)    The owner and the occupant of any property adjacent to a public sidewalk shall use

                       diligence to keep the walk safe for pedestrians.

             (3)    No owner or occupant shall allow snow, ice, dirt, or rubbish to remain on the walk longer than 24 hours after its deposit thereon.

    (B)    If the Street Superintendent finds that any snow, ice, dirt, or rubbish has remained on a public sidewalk more than 24 hours after its deposit thereon, he or she shall cause a notice to be served upon the record owner of the property by personal service, or upon  the occupant if the owner does not reside within the city or cannot be found therein, ordering the owner or occupant to have the snow, ice, dirt, or rubbish removed and made safe within 24 hours and stating that if the owner or occupant fails to do so, the Street Superintendent will do so on behalf of the city, that the expense thereof must be paid by the owner, and that if unpaid it will be made a special assessment against the property concerned.

    (C)    If the snow, ice, dirt, or rubbish is not removed within 24 hours after service of the notice, the Street Superintendent shall cause the snow, ice, dirt, or rubbish to be removed.  The Street Superintendent shall keep a record of the total cost of the removal    attributable to each lot or parcel of property and report the information to the City Clerk-Treasurer.

    (D)    On or before September 1 of each year, the city shall list the total unpaid charges for each type of current service against each separate lot or parcel to which they are attributable under this subchapter.  After notice and hearing as provided in M.S. §429.061, as it may be amended from time to time, the City Council may then spread the charges against the property benefitted as a special assessment under M.S. § 429.101, as it may be amended from time to time, and other pertinent statutes for certification to the County Auditor and collection along with current taxes the following year or in annual installments, not exceeding 10, as the City Council may determine in each case.

(Ord. 179, passed 7-10-2000)  Penalty, see § 90.99

§90.07  EFFECTIVE DATE.

    This subchapter becomes effective upon its passage and publication.

(Ord. 179, passed 7-10-2000)

§90.99  PENALTY.

    Any person violating any provision of §§ 90.01 et seq. is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Ord. 179, passed 7-10-2000)  Penalty, see § 10.99