Ordinances

PARKING INFORMATION
Snow Removal

14.1.7 Winter Parking Regulations


(3)(a)- Residential and Agricultural Areas: In the event of a snowfall of two (2) inches, parking is prohibited on any public street or alley abutting property zoned as Residential or Agricultural until and after that particular street or alley has been plowed and the snow removed to the curb line regardless of the time of day. Any vehicle parked in violation of this section may be cited.

 

(3)(b)- General Business District: In the event of a snowfall of two (2) inches, parking is prohibited on any public street or alley abutting property that is zoned as General Business from the hours of 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 A.M or until such street or alley has been cleared to the curb line. Any vehicle parked in violation of this section may be cited.

 

(3)(c)- Central Business District: In the event of a snowfall of two (2) inches no person shall park any motor vehicle between the hours of 2:00 A.M. and 6:00A.M. on any of the streets within the Central Business District. Parking shall be prohibited until such time as the street has been cleared to the curb line. For the purposes of this ordinance, the Central Business District is defined below in section 14.1.7(3)(c)(1). Vehicles found to be in violation of this ordinance will be ticketed and towed.

1. Central Business District:

River Street: From 4th Avenue West to 2nd Avenue East (does not include boat landing)
Main Street: From 4th Avenue East to 5th Avenue West 
Madison Street: From 7th Avenue West to 2nd Avenue East
Wells Street: From 4th Avenue West to 2nd Avenue West
1st Avenue: From River Street to Madison Street
2nd Avenue West: From River Street to Wells Street 
3rd Avenue West: From Main Street to Wells Street
4th Avenue West: From River Street to Wells Street 
5th Avenue West: From Main Street to Madison Street

No Parking 3:00 AM - 4:30 AM

No person shall park any vehicle between the hours of 3:00 AM and 4:30 AM Monday through Friday except Federal Holidays. This ordinance shall also exempt physicians on emergency calls and authorized emergency vehicles on any of the following streets: on Main and Madison Streets between 5th Avenue West and 2nd Avenue E.

Abandoned Vehicle Law

Any vehicle left unattended for more than 72 hours on any public street or grounds is deemed abandoned and constitutes a public nuisance. The vehicle owner receives notification by three (3) parking citations which are left on the vehicle, and documented at the police department. After said 72 hours has past, the police department will have the said vehicle towed to the city impound lot behind City Hall where it shall remain until fines and costs are covered. Any attempt to remove the vehicle constitutes a crime. The owner of the abandoned vehicle is responsible for the abandonment and all costs of impoundment and disposing of vehicle including, but not limited to; fines, tow fees, registration costs and $5.00 per day storage fee.

 

Should the owner fail to reclaim the vehicle, it shall be deemed a waiver of their rights, title and interest in the vehicle. The vehicle will become property of the City of Durand. Costs not recovered by the City of Durand by the sale of the vehicle will be recovered in civil action by the municipality.

24 Hour Move Ordinance

No one shall park a motor vehicle on any street, alley, or highway within the City of Durand for a period that exceeds 24 hours on said thoroughfare without moving said vehicle at least 75 feet.

CITY ORDINANCES 
Golf Cart Ordinance

The operation of golf carts on the public streets within the City in compliance with
the provisions of this chapter shall be permitted.

The golf cart has all of the standard safety features provided by the manufacturer and has not been modified to exceed a speed of 20 miles per hour, nor otherwise modified in any way that creates a hazard.

No person who does not have a valid driver's license issued under or granted by the laws of Wisconsin or some other state may operate a golf cart on any public street within the City.

ATV/UTV Ordinance

The City of Durand enacts this ordinance to authorize operation of All-Terrain Vehicles/Utility Task Vehicles (ATV/UTV) upon city streets designated for such use in paragraph 3 of this ordinance. ​

After considering the value of ATV/UTV use to the City of Durand and the potential impacts to the public's welfare, this ordinance is enacted. A copy of a map showing the location of ATV/UTV routes shall be kept on file at the Pepin County Highway Department.

No person who does not have a valid driver's license issued under or granted by the laws of Wisconsin or some other state may operate an ATV/UTV on any public street within the City. All operators born on or after January 1, 1988 must possess a valid DNR issued ATV safety certificate.

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