351.26  EMERGENCY DURING HEAVY SNOW STORMS.
   (a)   Whenever, during any period of twenty-four hours or less, snow falls in the City or in a section thereof to a depth of four inches or more, an emergency is declared to exist in that such a heavy snow storm constitutes a serious public hazard impairing transportation, the movement of food and fuel supplies, medical care, fire, health and police protection, and other vital facilities of the City. Such emergency shall continue until an announcement by the Director of Public Safety that snow plowing operations have been completed, which announcement shall be made in the same manner as outlined in Section 351.27.
   (b)   On streets posted as emergency snow ban streets, an emergency shall exist without announcement as specified in Section 351.27 whenever four or more inches of snow has fallen within a twenty-four hour period and such emergency shall continue until plowing operations are completed or until twenty-four hours following the cessation of snow fall, whichever is earlier.
   (c)   On streets posted as 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. emergency streets, an emergency shall exist without announcement as specified in Sections 351.27 whenever four or more inches of snow accumulates prior to 8:00 a.m. of a specific day and shall continue until plowing operation are complete or until 4:00 p.m. that day, whichever is earlier.
(Ord. 33-11.  Passed 11-7-2011.)