Reminder to Belle Plaine Residents
All property owners shall keep the sidewalks abutting their property free from snow and ice. Snow & ice must be removed 24 hours after accumulation. Failure to do so will cost the property owner $1.00 per running foot for the city to remove the accumulation.
Snow Emergency Ordinance
When winter conditions warrant: a 48 hour parking ban will go into effect once declared by City Officials. The ban may be declared in advance, during or after a storm and can be shortened or extended when conditions warrant. Once declared no person shall park, abandon or leave unattended any vehicle on any public street, alley or public areas in the public right-of-way and immediately adjacent to the travel portion of a street. The foregoing prohibition does not apply to the downtown area from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. The parking ban in the downtown areas designated shall remain in full force from 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. year round.