Allegany County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets, roads and sidewalks — See Ch. 461.
[Adopted 12-8-1961 by Ord. No. 3 (Ch. 193, Art. I, of the 1984 Code)]

§ 520-1 Routes designated; parking restricted; posting of signs.

A. 
From November 1 to April 15 in each year, whenever snow falls during any 24 hours or less to a depth of one inch or more, it shall be unlawful for any person to suffer to be parked, except for loading and unloading, any vehicle of any kind or description within 15 feet of the center line of the County roads or portions thereof hereinafter designated, all of which are located within the limits of Allegany County, Maryland.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: A complete listing of all County roads designated as snow emergency routes is on file and open to public inspection in the office of the County Clerk.
B. 
Before any of said roads shall be considered designated as emergency snow routes, the same shall be posted with signs by the Allegany County Roads Department designating said road as an emergency snow route, and this article shall have no effect upon any of the roads designated aforesaid unless the same shall be appropriately posted with signs.

§ 520-2 Operation of motor vehicles.

After a County road has been designated and posted with signs as heretofore prescribed, it shall be unlawful for any vehicle to travel or attempt to travel upon said road unless said vehicle is equipped with chains or unless both rear wheels are equipped with snow tires. For the purposes of this article, "snow tires" shall mean those tires or recapped tires which are normally designated by the manufacturer as snow tires and shall be in a good state of repair.

§ 520-3 Removal of vehicles in violation; payment of towing costs. [1]

Any vehicles parked in violation of § 520-1 may be removed on order of the Roads Division Chief, Roads Superintendent or Roads District Supervisors, and said Roads Division Chief, Roads Superintendent and Roads District Supervisors are authorized to have said vehicle so parked towed from said highway, and the owner of same shall be required to pay the actual towing costs, not to exceed $500.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 520-4 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
COUNTY ROAD
Includes streets, roads and alleys which are a part of the Allegany County road system.

§ 520-5 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person violating the provisions of this article shall, upon arrest and conviction thereof, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 for any such violation and, in default thereof, shall be committed to the County jail for a term not to exceed 30 days.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Adopted 3-21-1980 by Bill No. 3-80, effective 5-5-1980 (Ch. 193, Art. II, of the 1984 Code)]

§ 520-6 Permit required.

Parking spaces on County-owned or County-leased property may be reserved and their usage limited to the holders of permits issued by the Allegany County Commissioners. Permits shall be obtained from the Clerk to the County Commissioners after payment of the fee prescribed for such permit. In case a permit is granted, the Clerk to the County Commissioners shall issue to the applicant a permit or certificate setting forth the location of such parking space, the expiration date of said permit and such other limitations as may be pertinent thereto. Such permit may at any time be revoked or limited further by the Allegany County Commissioners.

§ 520-7 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person violating the provisions of this article referring to parking violations on duly posted County-owned or County-leased property shall, upon arrest and conviction thereof, be fined not less than $20 nor more than $200.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).