Southington Winter Parking Ban goes into effect

Published on Wednesday, 14 November 2018 19:06
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SOUTHINGTON – The Southington Police Department wants to remind residents that the Southington winter parking ban will take effect today.

Listed below are the Town Ordinances applicable to the winter months:

. Sec. 12-72. Parking During Winter Restricted at Night. ($10 fine)

“It shall be unlawful from November 15 to April 15 for the owner or operator of a vehicle to allow such vehicle to stand or park on any street in Southington for more than one hour between the hours of 12 midnight and 6 a.m. on any given day.”

. Emergency Parking Ban Sec 12-73 Termination of all parking authorized. ($10 fine)

“The chief of police or his designee may terminate street parking on any or all streets of the Town of Southington during a snowstorm or other emergency. The illegal parking could lead to the vehicle being ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.”

. Sec. 17-2 Maintenance of Sidewalks ($75 + $20 fee= $95 fine)

“Whenever any sidewalk adjoining and fronting any land or premises shall be wholly or partially covered with snow, the owner, tenant or occupant of such adjoining premises shall cause such sidewalk to be made safe and convenient by removing such snow there from within twenty-four hours after the accumulation of the same thereon, and, should ice be

accumulated on any sidewalk so that the same cannot be removed, such ice shall be covered with sand or other substance within three (3) hours after the accumulation of such ice.”

. Sec. 17-3 (b) Snow Removal ($25 fine) - Snow Throwing

“No owner, tenant, occupant or other individual shall throw or cause to be blown by machine or other implement snow into the right-of-way or sidewalks in the Town of Southington. Cul-de-sac residents shall be subject to consideration of the difficulties of snow removal in such areas.”

-The Southington Police Department

Posted in The Bristol Press, Southington Herald on Wednesday, 14 November 2018 19:06. Updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018 19:10.