City of Washington, PA
Washington County
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[Added 10-9-1997 by Ord. No. 1562]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
EMERGENCY
Any weather condition which requires a mobilization of City resources as it relates to the City streets, roadways and sidewalks in order to ensure efficient traffic flow and for the safety and convenience of the citizens of the City of Washington and persons using City of Washington roadways, streets and sidewalks.
Snow emergency signs prohibiting parking and/or flow of traffic and/or directing the same shall be posted on the following streets, alleys and roadways:
A. 
City-maintained streets.
(1) 
Tyler Avenue.
(2) 
Maple Avenue.
(3) 
McCarrell Avenue.
(4) 
Brookside Avenue.
(5) 
Leonard Avenue.
(6) 
Wilson Avenue.
(7) 
West Walnut Street.
(8) 
Third Street.
(9) 
Beau Street (College to Jefferson).
(10) 
Chestnut Street (east City Line to Jefferson).
(11) 
West Wheeling Street (Main to Franklin).
(12) 
Franklin Street (Maiden to Chestnut).
(13) 
Hall Avenue (Jefferson to Walnut).
(14) 
All of Hallam Avenue.
(15) 
East Wylie Avenue (I-70 to Summerlea).
(16) 
Summerlea Avenue (Henderson to Tyler).
B. 
State-maintained streets.
(1) 
Beau Street (College to City Line).
(2) 
West Chestnut Street (Jefferson to City Line).
(3) 
College Street (Highland to Maiden).
(4) 
Hayes Avenue (City Line to West Chestnut).
(5) 
Henderson Avenue (to City Line).
(6) 
Highland Avenue (Locust to Main).
(7) 
Jefferson Avenue (Maiden to City Line).
(8) 
Locust Avenue (Highland to City Line).
(9) 
Maiden Street (Jefferson to City Line).
(10) 
Main Street (North and South to City Lines).
(11) 
Murtland Avenue (Ridge to City Line).
(12) 
North Avenue (Murtland to City Line).
(13) 
Park Avenue (Main to City Line).
(14) 
Ridge Avenue.
(15) 
West Wylie Avenue (Jefferson to City Line).
No person shall park or allow to be parked or otherwise operate a motor vehicle in the City of Washington in contravention to the provisions of this article.
In addition to all other powers granted to the Mayor and/or any other City officials, employees or representatives by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, it shall be unlawful to park or operate a motor vehicle in the City of Washington contrary to the aforesaid posted signs during times of weather alert or emergency.
During any snow emergency or weather alert, parking shall be restricted to one side of any City street or roadway, but only where such parking is allowed, as follows:
A. 
On even calendar days, parking is permitted on the even side of the street until 6:00 p.m. After 6:00 p.m., vehicles must be moved to the odd side of the street.
B. 
On odd calendar days, parking is permitted on the odd side of the street until 6:00 p.m. After 6:00 p.m., vehicles must be moved to the even side of the street.
The Mayor and/or City Administrator shall have the power to declare a weather alert and/or emergency for purposes of this article.
Any violation of this article shall cause the subject motor vehicle(s) to be towed at the sole cost and expense of the owner and operator. In addition, any violation of this article shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of $100 and, upon failure to pay said fine, imprisonment in the Washington County Jail for a period not to exceed 30 days.