Town of Cumberland, RI
Providence County
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[Ord. No. 96-2, § 1, 2-21-1996]
Parking regulations enumerated in this article are effective each year in the Town from December 1 to April 1.
[Ord. No. 96-2, § 1, 2-21-1996]
All parking of motor vehicles or trailers on Town or state roads within the Town shall be prohibited upon declaration of a storm emergency by the Town's Public Safety Director or his/her designee. The prohibition shall remain in effect until such time as the Public Safety Director declares that the emergency is over.
[Ord. No. 96-2, § 1, 2-21-1996]
The Public Safety Director or his/her designee is hereby authorized to declare a storm emergency when such weather conditions exist so as to constitute a hazard (in his/her judgment) to the public health and safety. Normal parking regulations will resume when the Public Safety Director or his/her designee has declared the storm emergency at an end based upon his/her judgment that the hazard has passed.
[Ord. No. 96-2, § 1, 2-21-1996]
Notice of a declaration of a storm emergency shall be posted in at least two public places within the Town and shall be made through public service announcements in the media including but not limited to public television and radio stations.
[Ord. of 1-12-1967; §§ 1 — 5; Ord. No. 96-2, § 1, 2-21-1996; Ord. No. 99-44, § 4, 12-1-1999; amended 5-20-2015 by Ord. No. 15-07]
Vehicles parking in violation of this article will be tagged and towed, if necessary, to ensure the public health and safety. The fine for a violation shall be set under § 38-55(a)(16), entitled "Schedule of fines: Parking during a snow ban." When, in the opinion of the public safety director or his/her designees, it is necessary to tow any vehicle in violation of this article, all towing and storage fees will be at the expense of the vehicle owner. The fee to be charged is not to exceed the public utilities commission rate for towing.