Snow Removal/Snowmobile Operation

Snow Removal

No person shall park any motor vehicle on any street located within the corporate limits of the Village of Winnebago after snow has fallen to a depth of two (2) inches or more until such time as the snow has been plowed to the side of the street.  The Police Department of the Village of Winnebago is authorized to cause the removal from the street of any vehicle parked in violation of these provisions.

The owner and occupant of land abutting the street dedication or right of way upon which a sidewalk exists shall keep and maintain such sidewalk free and clear of ice and snow.  Such persons shall remove snow from such sidewalk within twelve hours after the cessation of any snowfall.

When a snow emergency has been declared it will be posted on Channels WIFR, WREX, WTVO, and WQRX.

Snowmobile Operation

It is unlawful to operate a snowmobile within the Village limits during the following time periods:

  • 11:30 p.m. each day Sunday through Thursday, inclusive, until 8:00 a.m the following day.
  • 1:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.
  • 1:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Snowmobiles must drive along the far right side or edge of the street or highway in the direction of travel by the snowmobile and only in the direction of the flow of traffic along the street or highway.  Snowmobiles must not drive on Benton Street between Winnebago and Main Streets, public playgrounds, school grounds, or private property.  Within the Village limits snowmobiles must not operate at a speed greater than 15 miles per hour.