The City of Vermilion Police Department is reminding Vermilion residents that the overnight parking ban begins December 1st and is in effect until March 31st. Warnings will be issued for the first week. Also, another reminder that parking on the fire hydrant side of the street is illegal throughout the City.
452.14 ALL NIGHT PARKING DURING WINTER MONTHS.
(a) During the period from December 1 of each year to March 31 of each succeeding year, no person shall park a motor vehicle on public streets and thoroughfares in the City between the hours of 2:30 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. of each day in areas of the City which are classified by the City zoning laws as being residential areas or commercial areas.
(b) In areas of the City in which driveways or other spaces for the parking of motor vehicles off the streets and thoroughfares are not reasonably available, the Chief of Police is hereby authorized to grant permission, at his or her discretion, to the owners of motor vehicles to park their motor vehicles in the streets and thoroughfares during the time period covered by this section. Such permission may be granted by the Chief after the owner of the motor vehicle has requested permission from the Chief. Such permission shall require that the motor vehicle owner comply with all other applicable parking regulations.
(Ord. 84-23. Passed 3-19-84.)
(c) Whoever violates any provision of this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense; on a second offense within one year after the first offense, the person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree; on each subsequent offense within one year after the first offense, the person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.