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February 21, 2013

Emergency Snow Ordinance in effect

CENTERVILLE — By order of Mayor Jim Senior, the Emergency Snow Ordinance for the City of Centerville is hereby in effect. The ordinance will go into effect at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 until further notice.

Ordinance 10.96

No person shall park, abandon or leave unattended any vehicle on designated snow routes or any other street or alley not designated as a snow route until such snow routes, streets or alleys have been declared to be fully opened by the mayor or their designee. Persons in violation of this ordinance are subject to their vehicle being impounded and/or a fine not exceeding $100.

If you have any questions in regards to the snow ordinance, you may contact City Hall at (641) 437-4339 or the Centerville Law Center at (641) 437-7100.

 

 

The following streets are designated as snow routes:

(a) City Square;

(b) Jackson Street, from Haynes Avenue to tenth Street;

(c) State Street, from Highway No. 5 to Highway No. 2;

(d) Van Buren Street, from Highway No. 5 to Highway No. 2;

(e) Washington Street, from Highway No. 5 to First Street;

(f) Haynes Avenue, from Highway No. 2 to Grant;

(g) Shamrock Lane;

(h) North Thirteenth Street, from Highway No. 2 to Washington;

(i) Main Street;

(j) Twelfth Street, from Garfield to Washington;

(k) Tenth Street, from Lane to Franklin;

(l) Drake Avenue;

(m) North Park Avenue;

(n) Franklin Street, from North Park to Highway No. 5;

(o) Highway No. 5 South, from Highway No. 2 to Green;

(p) Green Street, from Drake to Highway No. 5;

(q) Francis Street, from Drake to Main;

(r) West Cottage Street, from Main to west city limits;

(s) Wall Street, from Highway No. 5 to South Sixteenth Street;

(t) South Sixteenth Street, from Walsh to Sheridan;

(u) Sheridan Street, from Drake to Sixteenth Street; and

(v) Country Club Road.

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