There is snow in the forecast. Please be reminded of the Village Snow ordinances:

Sidewalks: § 175-11: Removal of snow and ice required.

Excerpted below:


The owner or occupant of any real property, whether vacant or improved by any buildings, abutting any sidewalk in the Village of New Paltz shall keep such sidewalk free and clear of snow and ice at all times.


Within 24 hours after cessation of every fall of snow or the formation of any ice on the sidewalk abutting the premises, the owner or occupant shall remove or cause the same to be removed or cleared entirely from the said sidewalk to a minimum width of 30 inches. If the snow or ice shall be frozen so hard that it cannot practicably be removed, the owner or occupant shall, within the time above specified, cause the sidewalk to be covered and strewn with salt, ashes, sand or other dissolving or disintegrating material and shall, as soon thereafter as the weather will permit, thoroughly clean the sidewalk and remove the ice and snow therefrom.

Vehicles: § 198-15Parking prohibited during emergencies.

Excerpted below:


Snowfall conditions.


The parking or standing of vehicles is hereby prohibited on all streets within the Village of New Paltz and on all parking lots owned, leased or maintained by the Village during any snowfall from the time the accumulation of snow reaches a level of at least two inches until the street or parking lot has been fully plowed by the Department of Public Works.

[Amended 12-7-2005 by L.L. No. 10-20051-2-2008 by L.L. No. 1-2008]


It is the responsibility of the owner or operator of any vehicle parked on a Village street or in a parking lot owned, leased or maintained by the Village to be aware of the forecast of weather conditions which may result in an accumulation of greater than two inches of snow.


The Superintendent of Public Works is hereby authorized to post temporary signs at locations along highways and parking lots throughout the Village prohibiting the parking or standing of vehicles for a designated period of time to facilitate snow removal operations.

The above is a summary.

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Snow Ordinance & Parking Information

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