Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Olean Mayor declares a "Snow Event"

William J. Aiello, Mayor of the City of Olean, has declared a Snow Event effective immediately. The Snow Event designation restricts and prohibits parking on specific streets during snowfalls to allow for City snowplows to effectively clear City streets.
Parking of motor vehicles on primary streets is prohibited between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., and parking on sub-primary streets is prohibited between 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m. The parking of motor vehicles on secondary streets is prohibited between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Primary streets are: North and South Union; East and West State. Secondary Streets are all streets other than those identified as Primary or Sub-primary streets.
Sub-primary streets are: Alder from Seneca to Spring; Buffalo; Clark; Clinton, North and South; Constitution; Delaware from Union to Barry; Eighth, North, between West Sullivan Street and Wayne Street; Elm, East and West; Euclid, Fifteenth; First South from State to Irving; First, North; Forest, North (200 and 300 blocks); Fourth, South (200 block); Fourth, North from Wayne north; Franchot Boulevard (east of Union); Franklin; Front; Genesee; Green, West; Hamilton; Henley West; Higgins; Highland Terrace; Homer; Indiana Avenue; Irving; Johnson; King; Laurens; Madison; Main; Nineteenth, South; Oregon; Oviatt (east of Main); Pine; Prospect; Queen; Reed from Third to Thirteenth; River; Seneca; Seventh; South; Spring, East; Spruce; Stardust; Sullivan, West, from Union to Fifteenth; Sunrise, from Stardust to Van Buren; Terrace; Third, North (300 block); Twelfth; Twenty-first; Twenty-fourth; Times Square; Union Street, North Extension; Van Buren; Washington; Wayne; York.

During a Snow Event, an owner of a motor vehicle who resides at a premises that does not have a driveway is permitted to park their vehicle in any city owned public parking lot free of charge during the Snow Event.

The fine for any violation is $50.00 and will be imposed on the registered owner of the vehicle. The fine is in addition to any costs for removal and storage payable to any towing company engaged to remove a vehicle under this section.

The Snow Event will remain in effect until 3:00pm on Wednesday February 17, 2016.