Snow Plow Operations - County Code

Did you know that according to County code, Sections G-IV 3.A.14, G-IV 3.A.15, and G-IV 3.A.16, it is unlawful to park or leave a vehicle unattended in the right-of-way of any County road in the County of Nevada during Snow Removal operations?

Anytime a vehicle is left in the right-of-way it can hinder, delay or obstruct County Snow Removal operations. It also creates safety hazards that could injure County personnel, damage County equipment, or even the vehicle creating the hazard.

Property owners become liable for damages to County property, County personnel, and may incur fines.

County of Nevada Government Code:

Sec. G-IV 3.A.14 Parking During Snow Removal Operations Prohibited It shall be unlawful for any person to park or leave unattended any vehicle as defined in Section 670 of the California Vehicle Code upon the right-of-way of any County road in the County of Nevada, outside of an incorporated city, at any time or in any manner which will obstruct, hinder, delay or otherwise inconvenience any County officer, employee, or County contractor during snow removal operations, or which will leave the vehicle in such a position that it is subject to damage by County officers, employees, or County contractors engaged in snow removal operations.

Sec. G-IV 3.A.15 Authority for the Removal of Parked Vehicles Any public officer of the County of Nevada and any member of the Department of Public Works of the County of Nevada, or any agency under contract with the County of Nevada which is actively involved in providing snow removal upon County roads and highways within the unincorporated territory within the County of Nevada shall have the right and responsibility during snow removal operations, or in preparing for snow removal, to remove or to cause to be removed, any vehicle which is disabled or abandoned or unattended or which obstructs or interferes with traffic or with the snow removal operations on any such County road or highway in accordance with the provisions of the California Vehicle Code Section 22654 as it presently exists or may from time to time hereinafter be amended. All costs and expenses incurred in the removal and/or storage of any such vehicles shall be the responsibility of the registered owner of the vehicle.

Sec. G-IV 3.A.16 Parking During Snow Removal Prohibited - Penalty Any violation of Section G-IV 3.A.14 shall be punishable by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) and not more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) or by imprisonment in the County jail for not less than five (5) days nor more than thirty (30) days or both.