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Article IV Snow and Ice Emergencies

Section 26 - Declaration of Emergency

In order to facilitate the movement of traffic and to combat the hazards of excessive snow and ice on the highways or portions of highways, the Mayor in his (her) discretion, may declare an emergency due to such hazards.

Section 27 - Alternate Side of the Street Parking After Snowstorms

A.  During the course of any snowfall with accumulations in excess of three (3) inches, PARKING SHALL BE PROHIBITED ON THE UNEVEN NUMBERED (house numbers) side of all Borough streets until such time as plowing is completed on said side of the street.

B.  After 8:00 a.m. of the day FOLLOWING any snowstorm, PARKING SHALL BE PROHIBITED ON THE EVEN NUMBERED side of all Borough streets and on Vester Place in its entirety until such time as plowing is completed on said streets.

Section 28 - Parking Prohibited on Certain Streets

A.  After any such emergency shall have been declared, it shall be unlawful during the period of such emergency for any person to park a motor vehicle or tractor or to allow the same to remain parked, on any highway or portion thereof.

B.  The highways or portions thereof to which the provisions of this Article shall be applicable during all periods of emergency declared shall be as described below:

     Columbia Avenue; Mull Avenue; Penn Avenue; Shillington Road; Woodrow Avenue