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The Village encourages residents and businesses to clear snow & ice from the sidewalks adjacent to their property. The Village does not have a Village Ordinance requiring the removal of snow and ice from sidewalks.
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Sec. 4-3-1.-Parking Restrictions.
There is no parking on any street within the village limits at any time after snow begins to fall and for a period of eight hours after snow stops falling when the snow on the streets exceeds two inches in depth, or until snow removal operations are completed.
Snow that accumulates across the side road at the street corner needs to be pushed back onto the corner. This is done to properly clear the street radius and allow cars to turn. The snowplow driver typically pushes snow back onto the corner in the direction the truck is traveling. This is why a particular corner may get more snow on it than another. It is not practical to require that the large snowplow truck attempt to maneuver around the intersection to equally distribute snow on opposite corners. This is difficult to accomplish and is also time consuming during significant snow storms.
Despite popular opinion, crews do not place snow in driveways on purpose. There is no practical way for the snowplow driver to cut off the windrow of snow when crossing a driveway. This problem is especially acute in cul-de-sacs because this is a very confined space. Cul-de-sacs require that all of the snow that is on the roadway within that confined space be placed along the outside of the circle. The problem is compounded by the fact that each homeowner then must clear their driveway, which places large piles on the corners of the driveways.
One thing you can do to reduce the amount of snow that is plowed in front of your driveway is to place as much of the snow as possible to the left side of your driveway (as you face the house). This reduces the chance of snow previously removed being pushed back onto your driveway. This suggestion however may not work in cul-de-sacs that have driveway openings placed close together.