SpencerCity News

Winter Weather Reminders

Snow Parking Ordinance

City of Spencer prohibits street parking during snow events.   No parking on city streets or alleys from midnight to 7:00 am.

This ordinance goes into effect if the National Weather Service predicts a snow accumulation of 2 or more inches or if new snow accumulation has reached 2 or more inches as measured at the KICD radio station.

The snow event shall continue so long as snow accumulation continues and for an additional 48 hours after the snowfall has ended.  Non-compliance will result in a $100 fine and /or the vehicle being towed.


Sidewalk Snow Removal

It is the responsibility of the abutting property owner to remove snow and ice accumulations from the public sidewalks adjacent to their residence or place of business within 24 hours after a snow event.  In the Spencer downtown commercial district, 12 hours is allowed from the the the snowfall ceases.

If an abutting property owner does not remove the snow and ice within the time specified, the city may do so and assess the costs, including an administration fee.


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Spencer, IA 51301

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