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City of Monroe Declares a Snow Emergency
Friday, March 7, 2008 12:18:00 PM - Monroe Ohio



Pursuant to Section 452.14 of the Traffic Code, a snow emergency shall exist in the City of Monroe whenever there has been an accumulation of one inch or more of snow on any street, whenever snow, sleet, ice or other precipitation falling or has fallen to such an extent that plowing or the spreading of salt, sand or some other material upon the streets is needed or underway, or whenever the Mayor or his designee declares that a snow emergency exists.

Currently, the designated snow emergency routes are:


(1)   East side of Douglas Avenue (from Carson Road to Lee Court)

(2)   Deneen Avenue from Britton Lane to Penbrooke Court;

(3)   Wyndcrest Court (the east side of the street only);

(4)   Al cul-de-sacs and street turnarounds; and

(5)   Any other street, roadway and/or thoroughfare designated as a

snow emergency route by the Mayor.


The police have the option to remove and impound any vehicle found parked on a snow emergency route.  The cost of such removal and impounding shall be borne by the owner of the vehicle.  In order to redeem an impounded vehicle, the owner of the vehicle must appear at the Police Department to furnish satisfactory evidence of identity and ownership or right to possession.  In addition, any amount due for any fines for violations must be paid, or as the Court may require, post a bond to appear in Mayor's Court to answer to any violations. 


Pursuant to Section 408.02 of the Traffic Code, any person found in violation is guilty of a minor misdemeanor, which carries a fine not to exceed one hundred and fifty dollars. 
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