Marshfield Police Plain Talk: Revised parking ordinance
By the Marshfield Police Department
On Jan. 23, the Marshfield Common Council passed the following changes to the street parking ordinance:
Section 8-79(1)(a) is amended to read the street parking is prohibited:
a. May 1-Oct. 31 when signs have been erected at, or reasonably near, the corporate limits of the city, as provided by 349.13 Wis. Stats., informing motorists that parking limitations exist, motor vehicles will be allowed to park unless otherwise signed.
b. Nov. 1-April 30, all regulations as stated in 8-79 (1) listed above shall apply with the following exceptions: No person shall park any vehicle on any street in the city between the hours of 2:30-6 a.m. except emergency vehicles and physicians on an emergency call, and except as permitted pursuant to Section 8.08 of this Code.
c. Trailers, boats, vehicles, or any vehicle accessory or attachment which is not self-propelled shall not be parked overnight, 2:30-6 a.m., on any city streets or municipal parking lot. Trailers, boats, vehicle accessories, and/or attachments affixed to a motor vehicle, shall be subject to the restrictions within this section and limited to one forty-eight hour time period after which time, the trailer, vehicle, accessory or attachment must be removed.