City Code: 610:0

Section 610 - Drainage of Water Onto Streets Prohibited

Section 610:00. Drainage Onto Street Prohibited. It is hereby declared to be a public nuisance for any person, firm or corporation to cause, suffer or permit any artificial accumulation of rain, water or other form of surface waters to be drained or cast upon any street, sidewalk or alley in this municipality, which does thereby interfere with, obstruct or render dangerous for passage such street, sidewalk or alley, or which does thereby annoy, injure or endanger the safety, health, comfort or repose of any considerable number of people.

Section 610:05. Deposit of Snow or Ice Onto Streets and Alleyways Prohibited. Except for the actions of the City Engineer, his agents and employees and Owatonna Public Utilities in carrying out duties imposed by law or contract, it shall constitute a penal offense for any person to deposit snow or ice on any public street or alley.

Section 610:10. Violation.

Subd. 1. Any person who shall commit or maintain such a public nuisance, as prohibited by Section 610:00, or who shall willfully omit or, on notice thereof, refuse to remove such nuisance, shall be guilty of a penal offense. Each and every day that such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.

Subd. 2. Any person who shall violate Section 610:05 shall be guilty of a penal offense.

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