180 - Moving Illegally Parked Vehicles & Dumpsters

Ordinance #180
Streets & Alleys
Removal of Illegally Parked Vehicles and Dumpsters - City of Dodgeville

The Common Council of the City of Dodgeville, Wisconsin, do ordain as follows:


Section 7.08 of the Municipal Code of Dodgeville, Wisconsin is hereby repealed to be and read as follows:


(1) REMOVAL OF VEHICLES. Any vehicle parked or left standing upon a highway, street or alley or other public grounds in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter is declared to be a hazard to traffic and public safety. Such vehicle shall be removed by the operator, upon request of any police officer, to a position where parking stopping or standing is not prohibited. Any police officer, after issuing a citation for illegal parking, stopping or standing of an unattended vehicle in violation of this chapter, is authorized to remove such vehicle in violation of this chapter, is authorized to remove such vehicle to a position where parking is not prohibited The officer may order a motor carrier holding a permit to perform vehicle towing services, a licensed motor vehicle salvage dealer or a licensed motor vehicle dealer who performs vehicle towing services to remove and store such vehicle in any - storage garage or rental parking grounds or any facility of the person providing- the towing services, In addition to other penalties provided by sec 7.15 of this chapter, the owner or operator of a vehicle so removed shall pay the cost of towing and storage.

(2) DUMPSTERS. It shall be unlawful to place any dumpster on any part of a public street in the City without first obtaining a penalty for such placement from the City Clerk-Treasurer and paying the permit fee of $10.00, Permits shall be subject to approval by the Police Chief and shall be issued in the name of the property owner of the property where the dumpster is to be used. Permits shall be conditioned upon compliance by the permittee with such safety precautions and other conditions as shall be set forth in the permit, failure to comply with the terms of the permit or failure to remove the dumpster upon expiration of the permit shall be grounds for the City to remove the dumpster from the public street and charge the permittee the reasonable costs of such removal, as well as any storage costs, in addition to other penalties provided by See. 7.15 of this chapter.


This ordinance shall be in force following its adoption and publication as provided by law.