Winter Policies

Parking Restrictions on City Streets/City Parking Lots/City Property   – City Ordinance 465-5 (D)(6)
From November 1 to April 1, no person shall park, stop, or allow any motor vehicle to stand on any street within the City where parking, stopping or standing is otherwise permitted for a period longer than 30 minutes, between the hours of 2:30 am and 6:00 am.  This also applies to City owned parking lots/property.
Enforced by the Oconto Falls Police Department

City of Oconto Falls Snow Removal Policy
To comply with State and City laws, the City will not plow or haul snow from parking lots, except lots owned by the City.  Snow from parking lots may not be pushed into the street.
Property owners must remove sidewalk snow within 24 hours after the storm (City Ordinance 420-2(A).  If they do not, the City may remove it and bill the owner (City Ordinance 420-2(B).  Sidewalk snow must be placed on private property unless there is a zero setback.

City ordinances (480-2(L) provide that a property owner may not block the visual clearance triangle at any street intersection (A triangle measured 100 feet back from intersection).  Snow may not be piled higher than 2 1/2 feet above street level.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call City Hall, 846-4505.

Windrows deposited upon driveways during snow removal      – City Ordinance 214-2 (D)(4)
The City does not assume any responsibility for the removal or clearance of snow, ice or sleet or the opening of any windrows of such material deposited upon the driveway as the result of municipal snow removal operations, whether undertaken by municipal employees or contractors.  You may view the complete ordinance by clicking on the ordinance tab found on the home page.

City of Oconto Falls Mailbox Replacement Policy
This policy addresses mailboxes and street side receptacles damaged as a result of City Street Department Operations.

If a mailbox or receptacle base is damaged by flying snow or slush, it will not be replaced by the City.  Any mailbox or base damaged by slush or heavy snow will be investigated by the Street Department Superintendent.

If a mailbox is physically hit and damaged by a snowplow or other piece of City Street Department equipment, it will be replaced with a metal or plastic box acceptable to the U.S. Postal Service.  Decorative or other types of ornamental mailboxes will not be replaced in kind.