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Tickets will be issued for violations of the Snow Emergency Parking restictions, so please park in compliance with the law:

Sec. 27-10. - Closing streets during emergencies and snow parking restrictions.

(a)Whenever, in the judgment of the mayor and town council or their duly authorized representative, an emergency shall exist, construction or repair work upon any street or part thereof shall require, or other conditions affecting traffic shall necessitate, the mayor and town council is hereby authorized and empowered to close temporarily any street or any part or parts thereof within the corporate limits of the town.

(b)A snow emergency shall exist whenever snow has accumulated on the streets of the town to a depth of one (1) inch or more.

(c)During a snow emergency no person shall cause or allow any vehicle or automobile to be left or parked on the streets as follows:

(1)On the cul-de-sac portion of any street;

(2)On any courts;

(3)On the odd numbered side of 59th avenue and that portion of Inwood Street between Cheverly Avenue and Belleview Avenue;

(4)On the even numbered side of all other streets; and

(5)On any street except at the curb pursuant to this section.

(d)The snow emergency parking restrictions outlined above do not:

(1)Override existing no-parking zones;

(2)Authorize parking where it is prohibited;

(3)Apply to those streets or parts of streets where enforcement of this snow emergency ordinance would disallow all parking on the particular street or portion of street because of a no-parking zone on the side of the street where a car should park pursuant to subsection(c) above, and

(4)Apply to those streets or parts of streets with any barrier or strip dividing the lanes of traffic.

(e)The parking provisions during a snow emergency shall be effective without any notification and shall remain in effect until the street is plowed; provided, however, that when snow shall accumulate to a depth of one (1) inch or more after 11:00 p.m., The parking provisions in a snow emergency shall not be effective until 7:00 a.m. the day following and shall remain in effect until the street is plowed.

(Ord. No. 20-77, 11-10-77; Ord. No. O-1-99, 2-25-99; Ord. No. O-04-01, 5-10-01)

Cheverly Executive Offices:   6401 Forest Road, Cheverly, MD 20785  (301) 773-8360
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