SpencerCity News

Snow Parking Ordinance & Sidewalk Snow Removal

Snow Parking Ordinance:  City of Spencer Prohibits Street Parking during snow events.  No Parking on City Streets or alleys from 12:00 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 measured at the KICD radio station.

The snow event shall continue so long as snow accumulation continues and for an additional 48 hours after snowfall has ended.  Non-compliance will result in a $100 fine and/or 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 after a snow event.  In the Spencer downtown commercial district, 12 hours is allowed from the time the snowfall ceases.  In all other areas of the city, 24 hours is allowed from the time 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 access the costs, including an administration fee.

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Spencer, IA 51301

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