What is the difference between a snow event and a snow emergency?

A snow event may be called when at least 2 inches of snow has accumulated in a single snowfall. Snow events will be posted on the city’s website and local access cable television. When a snow event has been called, residents have 48 hours to remove snow from the public sidewalk abutting their property. If snow has not been removed in a timely fashion, the city reserves the right to have a contractor remove the snow and charge the homeowner for the service and administrative fee. A snow emergency may be called when ice or snow has accumulated or is significantly likely to accumulate to such an extent as to impede safe travel within the city. Snow emergencies will be posted on the city’s website and on our local access cable television channels. During a snow emergency, no cars are to be parked on the street. The provisions of a snow event will also be enforced during a snow emergency.

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1. What is the difference between a snow event and a snow emergency?
2. What do I need to bring in to process a passport?
3. Where can I put my RV or other recreational vehicle when I am not using it?
4. I’ve left messages on the Code Enforcement Hotline but I haven’t received a call back, why?
5. What’s the phone number for the Chamber of Commerce?
6. What’s the phone number for the Health Department?
7. What’s the phone number for the Post Office?
8. What’s the phone number for the Secretary of State?
9. What is the proper way to store fire wood?
10. What is a rat wall? Why do I need one?
11. When do I need a footing versus a ratwall when building my shed?
12. Where can I put my RV or other recreational vehicle when I am not using it?
13. What is a snow event and snow emergency?
14. What are the City’s policies on keeping grass maintained?
15. There’s a tree in front of my house that is between the sidewalk and the street. Am I required to take care of it? Can I cut it down?
16. I want to put up a fence. What do I need to do?
17. Where is city hall?
18. What are the hours of operation at City Hall?
19. Are we open during lunch?
20. My garbage wasn’t picked up today even though it is trash day. Who do I contact?
21. Is there a waste disposal guide available so I know what I can recycle and what must be thrown out?
22. Do I need a permit for garage sale? What about a block sale?
23. Do you accept credit cards?
24. How can I find out the zoning of a property?
25. I’d like to add on to my house, build a garage, build a shed, or put in a pool. How far away does it have to be from the property line?
26. What information do I need to provide when I am applying for a building permit?