NEW ORDINANCE - ADDITIONAL PENALTIES Effective 10-14-14
Ordinance 10.610 (3) Parking Penalties. In addition to accumulated fees for delayed payment of parking penalties, the Police Department shall charge a $20 processing fee in addition to a $5.00 Department of Transportation suspension fee after 45 days of non-payment from the date of the initial offense.
NEW ORDINANCE - TOWING OF VEHICLE Effective 10-14-14
Ordinance 10.630(6) and (7): (6) Habitual Violation. When a vehicle is subject to an outstanding balance of $400.00 or more in parking tickets and additional fees issued by the City of Manitowoc, the vehicle may be considered in habitual violation of the parking ordinances until such time that all outstanding parking tickets are paid in full. Further, upon subsequent violation, contact or sighting, a vehicle considered to be in habitual violation of the parking ordinance pursuant to sections 10.390-10.550 may be towed and impounded at the owner's expense. (7) Release of Vehicle. A person wishing his/her vehicle to be released must provide identification and a receipt showing all outstanding parking citations are paid in full, including the citation for which the towing occurred as well as any towing, storage, or administration fee assessed pursuant to subsection (3) of this section. Whenever all such charges are paid, the vehicle shall be released to its owner. If a citation upon which removal and storage is authorized is released by the Chief of Police or his duly authorized representative or dismissed by the court because the citation was improperly issued, the Chief of Police or his duly authorized representative shall release the vehicle without payment of charges for removal and storage and shall refund any charges for removal and storage of such vehicle which shall have previously been paid.
NEW ORDINANCE - SPRING/FALL PARKING
Ordinance 10.430 Parking Regulations for Street Sweeping: Beginning April 1st through September 30th of each year parking restrictions shall be in effect for the City of Manitowoc for the purpose of street sweeping. Street Sweeping Regulations and Map
Beginning October 1st through the Friday prior to Thanksgiving for the purpose of Fall Leaf Pickup.
(2) Street Sweeping and Fall Leaf Pickup Maps. Street sweeping and Fall Leaf Pickup maps shall be prepared and maintained by the Director of Public Infrastructure and kept on file as public records in the office of the City Engineer, copies of which shall be distributed to the members of the Council and filed with the Council.
(3) Districts for Street Sweeping and Fall Leaf Pickup. The street sweeping and fall leaf pickup maps shall divide the City into areas or districts in which street sweeping and leaf pickup shall be done on the days of the week herein specified. No vehicles shall be parked on the street between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. during Street Sweeping and between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. during Leaf Pickup for the streets set forth herein.
Ordinance 10.440 Parking Regulations for Spring Clean-Up.
Spring Clean-Up: (3) The spring clean up maps shall divide the City into areas or sections in which the spring clean-up shall be done as herein specified, and during which time no vehicles, trailers, boats, dumpsters, or other obstructions shall be parked on the street in a manner which interferes with the pickup of yard waste, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for the streets seth forth herein, and as more specifically described below:
Section 1: West of North 18th Street and north of the Manitowoc River will be picked up the first week in April, unless weather conditions prohibit the pick-up.
Section 2: West of the Canadian National Railroad tracks and south of the Manitowoc River will be picked up the second week in April, unless weather conditions prohibit the pick-up.
Section 3: East of the Canadian National Railroad tracks and south of the Manitowoc River will be picked up the third week in April, unless weather conditions prohibit the pick-up.
Section 4: East of North 18th Street and north of the Manitowoc River will be picked up the fourth week in April, unless weather conditions prohibit the pick-up.
Ordinance 10.530 Twenty-Four Hour Parking: No vehicle shall be parked on those portions of 8th and Washington Streets not included within the limits described in MMC 10.390 or on any other street within the City of Manitowoc, in one place or on any municipally owned parking lot located within the City limits, longer than 24 consecutive hours.
Ordinance 10.410 Parking Regulated December 1 to March 31 (Winter Ban Parking):(1) There shall be no parking on all marked State or Federal highways, County Trunk Highways, City bus routes, any industrial truck routes specified in MMC 10.750, in any municipal parking lot (with the exception of leased stalls) or in other designated streets in the City of Manitowoc during the months of December, January, February and March of each year between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.
Ordinance 10.410(2) Snow Emergency Parking Ban: (2) In addition to the parking restrictions of subsection (1) of this section, the Mayor may at any time during the year when snow conditions require, or snow plowing operations are imminent, or in the interest of public safety, restrict or prohibit parking on any or all streets in the City of Manitowoc as necessary. The Mayor shall announce the exercise of the powers granted in this subsection (2) over local radio stations and, when time permits, in a local newspaper.
The Mayor shall announce the exercise of the powers granted in this subsection (2) over local radio stations (WOMT 1240 or WCUB - 980) and, when time permits in a local newspaper (Herald Times Reporter).
Other sources for Snow Emergency Parking Ban information can be located at the following:
- City of Manitowoc Website
- Channel 4 - City of Manitowoc information channel through Comcast Cable
- 24 hr. Snow Emergency Hotline - (920) 683-4555
- Notify Me (receive alerts via email or text)