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Don't Get Ticketed; Follow These Milford Snow-Related Ordinances

Milford police would like to remind residents of the following winter weather-related city regulations.

Get to know these snow-related ordinances. Credit: Contributed Photo
Get to know these snow-related ordinances. Credit: Contributed Photo
Release courtesy Milford police

The Milford Police Department is reminding residents and businesses that due to the current snow conditions, everyone needs to do their part to make the roadways and sidewalks safer for travel during these unfavorable weather conditions.

Below is some information pertaining to snow-related matters within the City of Milford.

Alternate Side of Street Parking: Alternate side of the street parking is in effect on all city streets where parking is otherwise permitted on both sides of the street without further notice.

Odd-numbered: Parking will be allowed on the odd-numbered side of the street (side of the street having odd numbered street addresses) on odd-numbered days of the month from 8 a.m. on the day thereof until 8 a.m. on the following day.

Even-numbered: Parking will be allowed on the even-numbered side of the street (side of the street having even numbered street addresses) on even-numbered days of the month from 8 a.m. on the day thereof until 8 a.m. on the following day.

Vehicles found in violation may be issued a parking ticket (Snow Emergency Zone) and may be removed by towing at the direction of the Milford Police Department.

Snow or ice deposits on streets/sidewalks
: Any person that causes snow or ice to be deposited on any public street or sidewalk within the City of Milford may be issued an infraction ticket.

Removal of snow and ice from sidewalks
: All snow and ice shall be removed from the sidewalks of the City by the owner, tenant or occupant of the premise adjoining and fronting every such sidewalk within 24 hours after the storm, during which such snow or ice was precipitated, shall have ceased. The responsible owner, tenant or occupant may be issued an infraction ticket for non-compliance.

Your help in complying with weather-related city ordinances and assisting with the snow and ice clearing of streets and sidewalks is greatly appreciated!
Pam January 05, 2014 at 08:14 AM
Thanks Tmc for your comment! I am in the 'elderly' category and fortunately have the well-being to do my shoveling in normal circumstances. However, in this bitter cold it is just to dangerous for me to attempt it. I do have a neighbor with a snow blower who was kind enough to do the job without having to be asked - in contrast to another neighbor who never cleans her walk and age is not a factor!
Tmc January 05, 2014 at 12:51 PM
@pam; reward your snow-blowing neighbor, report your snow-leaving neighbor. That should be a mantra somehow I think... :P
Michael Brown January 05, 2014 at 01:27 PM
@Pam - Look at the ads on the Patch. They're all about digestive problems and reverse mortgages. Everyone who reads the Patch or comments here (myself included) is in the 'elderly' category.
Tmc January 05, 2014 at 11:28 PM
^Darwin award winner
JE January 06, 2014 at 07:37 AM
Removal of snow from sidewalks is a homeowners responsibility no matter what. In my neighborhood we all pitch in and help those who aren't able and can't afford to hire someone to do it.

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