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Olean Mayor Declares 'Snow Event'

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OLEAN, NY -- William J. Aiello, Mayor of the City of Olean, has declared a snow event effective immediately.  The designation restricts and prohibits parking on specific streets during snowfalls to allow for city snowplows to effectively clear city streets.

Parking of motor vehicles on primary streets shall be prohibited between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.  Parking on sub-primary streets shall be prohibited between 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m. The parking of motor vehicles on secondary streets shall be prohibited between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Primary streets are North and South Union and East and West State.

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Sub-primary streets are Alder from Seneca to Spring; Buffalo; Clark; Clinton, North and South; Constitution; Delaware from Union to Barry; Eighth, North, between West Sullivan Street and Wayne Street; Elm, East and West; Euclid, Fifteenth; First, South from State to Irving; First, North; Forest, North (200 and 300 blocks); Fourth, South (200 block); Fourth, North from Wayne north; Franchot Boulevard (east of Union); Franklin; Front; Genesee; Green, West; Hamilton; Henley West; Higgins; Highland Terrace; Homer; Indiana Avenue; Irving; Johnson; King; Laurens; Madison; Main; Nineteenth, South; Oregon; Oviatt (east of Main); Pine; Prospect; Queen; Reed from Third to Thirteenth; River; Seneca; Seventh; South; Spring, East; Spruce; Stardust; Sullivan, West, from Union to Fifteenth; Sunrise, from Stardust to Van Buren; Terrace; Third, North (300 block); Twelfth; Twenty-first; Twenty-fourth; Times Square; Union Street, North Extension; Van Buren; Washington; Wayne; York.

Secondary Streets are all streets other than those identified as Primary or Sub-primary streets.

During a snow event, an owner of a motor vehicle who resides at a premise that does not have a driveway is permitted to park their vehicle in any city-owned public parking lot free of charge.

The fine for any violation is $50 and will be imposed on the registered owner of the vehicle. The fine is in addition to any costs for removal and storage payable to any towing company engaged to remove a vehicle under this section.

The snow event will remain in effect until further notice.

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