The Public Works Department is requesting that all residents and parents remind small children that snow tunnels and snow forts are dangerous and should not be allowed, especially close to the end of driveways where snow plow equipment may be working or where ATV and Sleds may be travelling.

Please be advised that pushing snow onto or across the highway/road and/or parking on a highway/road in such a way as to interfere with snow removal activities is in contrvention to the Highway Traffic Act. Failure to follow the Act may result in charges being laid by the OPP and/or the towing of your vehicle to an impount yard. Please halp us keep our higways/roads safe by following the rules and by driving according to weather conditions.

VEHICLES INTERFERING WITH TRAFFIC - Despite the other provisions of this section, no person shall park or stand a vehicle on a highway in such a manner as to interfere with the ovement of traffic or the clearing of snow from the higway. R.S.O. 1990, c.H8, s. 170(1).

POWERS TO OFFICER TO REMOVE VEHICLE - A police officer, police cadet, municipal law enforcement officer or an officer appointed by the carrying out the provisions of this Act, upon discovery, which may be endorced in the manner provided by the Repaid and Storage Liens Act. R.S.O., c.H.8, s. 181.

DEPOSIT OF SNOW ON THE ROADWAY - No person shall deposit snow or ice on a roadway without permission in writing to do so from the Ministry or the road authority responsible for the maintenance of the road. R.S.O. 1990, c. J.8, s.181.