The City of Alliance has one hundred and six miles of streets just counting one lane. Forty-eight and a half miles of those streets are considered emergency routes. Streets designated as "emergency routes" receive priority in the snow removal process.
City Ordinance 351.14 SNOW EMERGENCY
- Whenever, during any period of twenty-four hours or less, snow falls in the City or in any section thereof to a depth of two (2) inches or more, a level one emergency is declared to exist in that such a depth of snow constitutes a serious public hazard. Whenever, during any period of forty-eight hours or less, snow falls in the City or any section thereof to a depth of four (4) inches or more, a level two emergency is declared to exist in that such a depth of snow constitutes a serious public hazard.
- The Safety Service Director or Chief of Police shall announce the existence of each emergency. Such declaration shall be made through public announcement (i.e. local press, city website, police department website). Such emergency shall continue until an announcement by the Safety Service Director or Chief of Police by public announcement that the emergency is terminated.
- The owners and operators of motor vehicles shall have the responsibility of determining existing weather conditions and depth or extent of snowfall and shall comply with emergency parking regulations when such an emergency is in effect.
- During the period of a level one emergency, no person shall park any vehicle upon any street in the City designated as an Emergency Snow Route. Such routes are marked by street sign. During the period of a level two emergency, no person shall park any vehicle upon any street in the City.
- During such emergency, no person shall park or cause to be parked or permit to be parked, or abandon or leave unattended, any motor vehicle of any kind or description on any of the City's applicable streets or all highways. However, vehicles may be parked for a period of not longer than five (5) minutes for the actual loading or unloading of passengers or sixty (60) minutes for the actual loading or unloading of property or goods, provided that the operator of such vehicle is immediately available, and provided further that no other section of this chapter or ordinance of the City restricting parking as to the time or place is violated.
- Starting, with one hour after the public announcement and until the period of emergency has passed, any motor vehicle parked in violation of this section may be towed away, in addition to any penalty provided for a violation of this section.
(Ordinance 11-14. Passed 2-18-14.)
Emergency Snow Routes
|Beesom/Ely/Patterson||Corp Limit||Corp Limit|
|Sawburg (Beechwood)||Corp Limit||Corp Limit|
|State||Corp Limit||Corp Limit|
|Union||Corp Limit||Corp Limit|