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(a) Snow removal from any driveway, parking lot, or sidewalk, either public or private, industrial, commercial, or residential, shall be disposed of by the person removing said snow in such a manner as to not obstruct the sidewalks or public streets, or other rights of way for pedestrians or motor vehicles. Further, such snow shall be disposed of upon the property from which it is being removed, or upon other property only with written consent of the owner. It is illegal to pile snow against your neighbors foundation.
(b) Any individual, firm, corporation, or person, who contracts or performs snow removal services in the City of Struthers, on other than his own persona; property, and for compensation, shall make application to the Mayor's Office or Safety Service Director for a snow removal permit for each snow removal vehicle used by said applicant in the City of Struthers. Each permit shall be granted for a one year period at the cost of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per vehicle. In addition to other requirements, the applicant must display, prior to securing said permit, an insurance liability policy with coverage as prescribed by Financial Security Laws of the State of Ohio. The permit as issued from the Mayor's Office and filed with the Chief of Police shall be conspicuously displayed on the windshield of the snow vehicle.
(c) Snow removal equipment shall be illuminated with emergency flashers as provided by the laws of the State of Ohio.
(d) Snow removal vehicles and equipment shall be defined as any type of vehicle which is authorized and licensed by the State of Ohio or by any other state giving permission for said vehicle to transgress on public thoroughfares, and said vehicle is used by the owner or lessee, on a full or part-time basis, for the removal of snow from driveways, parking lots, or sidewalks.
(e) Whoever violates any of the provision of this section shall be fined not more than fifty dollars ($50.00) for each offense. Each day such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
(Ord. 14-062. Passed 12-22-14.)