The Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners has enacted a Winter Parking Ordinance prohibiting the parking of motor vehicles on public roadways and shoulders of roads in Grand Traverse County during the winter season. A person who violates this ordinance shall be subject to a fine plus costs of prosecution.
Below are Sections IV and VI of the ordinance. For a copy of the complete ordinance, contact the County Clerk, Bonnie Scheele, 400 Boardman Ave., Traverse City, MI 49684. (231) 922-4760.
SECTION IV: REGULATIONNo person shall park any vehicle in or upon a roadway or shoulder of a roadway or street in Grand Traverse County from December 1 to March 31 of the following year between the hours of 12:00 a.m. (midnight) and 8:00 a.m., and snow emergencies.
SECTION VI: VIOLATION AND PENALTYA person who violates this ordinance shall be subject to a fine only of not more than $25.00 for the first offense, $50.00 for second offense, $75.00 for third offense and $100.00 for fourth and each additional offense plus costs of prosecution.