Alternate Side Parking Begins 11/1/2018

RICHLAND CENTER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Press Release
October 29, 2018

The City of Richland Center wants to remind residents that Alternate Side Parking begins on Thursday, November 1st, and will run through March 31, 2018. Persons parking vehicles on city streets are required to abide by Alternate Side Parking regulations EACH NIGHT between November 1st and March 31st.

Alternate Side Parking enforcement will take place randomly throughout the week in addition to when the city receives an accumulation of snow and/or ice. Alternate Side Parking will be enforced between the hours of 12:01 AM and 7:00 AM.

Alternate Side Parking requires vehicles to be parked on the odd numbered side of the street on odd numbered dates and the even side of the street on even numbered dates. Residents need to remember that the date during the overnight hours of 12:01 am to 7:00 am determines odd or even side parking. Owners of vehicles in violation of Alternate Side Parking regulations will be subject to a $10.00 parking ticket.

During a period of unusually severe winter weather, the city may declare a Snow Removal Emergency. During a Snow Removal Emergency, parking is prohibited on all city streets and highways. Residents would be required to find off-street parking for up to 72 hours or until snow-removal operations are declared completed by the Public Works Superintendent. Violations of a snow removal emergency will result is a $15.00 ticket.

In addition to tuning into WRCO, the City of Richland Center urges residents to sign up for Nixle alerts to keep up to date on local information including declared Snow Emergencies. You can sign up at www.nixle.com. Make sure to sign up for all alerts, advisories and community messages under the Richland County Emergency Management account. The service is free and you can choose to receive e-mail and/or text message alerts. City Residents using Facebook can also keep up to date on declared Snow Emergencies by following the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page where declared Snow Emergencies will be posted.

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ORDINANCE CHAPTER 101.15 – ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING.

(1) During the period commencing November 1 of each year through the following March 31, it shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle upon any street in the City of Richland Center between the hours of 12:01 A.M. and the following 7:00 A.M., except as hereinafter permitted.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of Paragraph (1) above, it shall be lawful to park a vehicle on a street of the City of Richland Center between the hours of 12:01 A.M. and the following 7:00 A.M. from November 1 through the succeeding March 31, provided that such vehicle is parked on the side of the street determined as follows:

(a) On dates the last digit of which is an even number, vehicles shall be parked on that side of the street having official City house numbers as assigned pursuant to Chapter 607, the last digits of which are even numbers. 101-24 11-30-12

(b) On dates the last digit of which is an odd number, vehicles shall be parked on that side of the street having official City house numbers as assigned pursuant to Chapter 607, the last digits of which are odd numbers.

(c) For purposes of this subchapter, the date shall be determined as of 12:01 A.M., regardless of whether the vehicle was parked prior to midnight.

 

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