Village of Croton-on-Hudson E-Notice
A winter storm warning has been issued for Westchester County and the Village of Croton from midnight tonight through 6pm Thursday. Upwards of 6-10 inches of snow is expected with the potential for higher amounts in some areas. Heavy snow and high winds may lead to broken tree limbs and power outages. If you lose power, please notify Con Ed at https://apps.coned.com/cemyaccount/CSOL/ReportOutage.aspx?lang=eng or call 1-800-752-6633. Do not assume someone else has called to report an outage. If you are experiencing an emergency please dial 911 or call the Croton Police Department for non-emergency issues.
The Village is moving forward with its storm hardening efforts and DPW crews will be out salting and plowing the roads. Please keep updated on weather forecasts for further developments and use caution if you need to travel tomorrow.
Please also note that Village regulations during snow events are implemented with snow fall of 2 inches or more. The regulations are listed below.
Village Regulations During Snow Events
In order to facilitate keeping our streets clear of snow and ice no parking is allowed on any village street when there is 2 or more inches of snow. See Section 215-29 of the Village Code Seasonal Parking B:
Upon an accumulation of two or more inches of snow, no vehicle of any kind shall be allowed to remain standing on any street or public highway until the snow has ended and the road has been cleared of snow. Vehicles must be relocated to off-street locations and may be parked on the Village right-of-way area directly in front of the vehicle owner’s residence, except that vehicles may not be parked on any part of a street, sidewalk, or curb. All vehicles in violation of this subsection are subject to towing. Vehicles parked in the Municipal Building parking lot, Asbury Methodist parking lot, Holy Name of Mary parking lot, and Benedict Boulevard parking lot must be moved within 12 hours after snow has ended.
Residents with limited access to off-street parking can apply for a seasonal parking permit. See Section 215-29 of the Village Code Seasonal Parking C
Special hardship permits. In cases where there is no off-street location or right-of-way area which can be used, the Village Manager shall, upon written application on forms to be supplied by him and verification of the applicants special hardship, issue an annual permit granting permission to park motor vehicles on the street or public highway except for certain streets designated by the Village Manager, upon recommendation of the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works, provided that such parking conforms to all other laws and regulations. No permit parking shall be permitted on those streets designated by the Village Manager. Hardship permit holders shall move their vehicles no later than 12 hours after the snow stops.
Streets not to be Parked on Even with a Seasonal Parking Permit During a Snow Emergency:
The North side of Grand Street between Old Post Road North and Riverside Avenue
Both Sides of Croton Point Avenue
Both Sides of Benedict Blvd
Both sides of Maple Street
The East side of Riverside Avenue between Brook St and High St
East side (High School side) of Old Post Road South between Maple Street and Cleveland Dr
Please also remember that it is the responsibility of the homeowner to clear the sidewalk in front of their home. See Section 197-15 –C Snow and Ice on Sidewalks Time limit.
Snow and ice shall be removed from sidewalks within 18 hours after the end of a snowfall. In addition, sidewalks adjoining commercial establishments and commercial parking lots shall be kept free of snow and ice at all times between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
When clearing sidewalks and driveways, do not shovel or blow the snow back on Village streets. See Section 197-15-F – Depositing on Streets
~No person, firm or corporation shall deposit, throw, place or strew, nor shall any person, firm or corporation cause to be deposited, thrown, placed or strewn, any snow or ice upon any street, avenue or roadway within the Village.
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