The following information was released by the Newport Police Department
There will be a “Parking Ban” in effect beginning FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th, 2013 at noon until further notice due to the forecasted snow storm. Motor vehicles parked on these streets one-half hour after the public ban has been implemented may be towed to a place of storage at the owner's expense.
While the parking ban applies to the above-referenced roadways, the City requests that ALL residents look for alternative off-street parking during this storm to assist the City in maintaining our roads. All City public lots will be made available for parking including; Easton’s Beach, Mary Street, Gateway Center, Touro Street, and the library. We thank everyone in advance for their cooperation with staying off the roadways during the storm.
The following streets are designated tow zones for emergency snow removal work:
Bellevue Avenue: Kay Street to Bowery Street;
West Marlborough Street;
Van Zandt Avenue, from J.T. Connell Memorial Road east to Malbone Road.
9.08.110. Snow removal.
No owner, occupant or other person having the care of any building or lot of land bordering on any street, square or public place in the city, where there is a sidewalk, shall fail, within five hours of daylight, after the ceasing to fall of any snow, to cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk adjoining such building or lot, and in all streets where there is no curbstone set, a pathway, at least four feet wide, shall be made on and along the sidewalk aforesaid for the convenience of pedestrians.
9.08.120. Ice removal.
Whenever any sidewalk, or any part thereof, adjoining any building or lot of land on any street is encumbered with ice, no owner, occupant or other person having the care of such building or lot shall fail to cause such sidewalks to be made safe and convenient, by removing the ice therefrom or by covering the same with sand or ashes within four hours during the daytime.