General Year-round Parking Information
The “48 Hour” Rule: No person may leave any vehicle upon any street in the City of Belle Plaine for a continuous period of more than forty-eight (48) hours. Violators will be tagged and towed. Section 501.05 Subd. 6. City Code
PARKING DURING SNOW REMOVAL AND STREET MAINTENANCE
No parking on residential streets when snow has accumulated to a depth of one-half (1/2) inch or more.
The City Ordinance allows for a snow emergency when snow has accumulated to a depth of one-half inch or more. The Public Works Department has a designated route for snow plowing and will clear the streets from curb to curb. There shall be no parking in the downtown area when NO PARKING signs are posted. Vehicle owners will be issued citations and tows will be ordered to remove vehicles from the city streets that are in violation.
The downtown snow emergency removal shall be as follows: When Public Works post NO PARKING signs in the downtown area, there shall be no parking on the downtown area streets until Public Works Department removes the signs.
The downtown street maintenance is whenever any street sweeping, construction, or maintenance shall be deemed necessary for the proper condition or repair of the City streets, parking shall be prohibited on those streets so marked by the posting of signs.
The downtown area is described as follows:
The 100 Block of South Meridian Street, from Main Street proceeding south and terminating at the north property lines of 127 and 130 South Meridian Street.
The 100 and 200 blocks of North Meridian Street.
The 100 block of East Main Street.
The 100 and 200 blocks of West Main Street.
The 100 block of East Church Street.
The 100 block of West Church Street.
The 100 and 200 blocks of North Willow Street.
The 100 block of South Willow Street from Main Street proceeding south to the East/West alley.
(Ord. 04-02, Section 501, Adopted January 5, 2004.)
Section 501. City Code
A copy of the complete parking and snow removal ordinance is available in the City Code Section and at the City Hall.