There are hereby established tow-away zones in which residents only shall be allowed by permit to park on-street during certain hours, on designated days, or at all times. The location of such tow-away zones shall be designated by resolution of the City Council.
The City Council may also designate by resolution tow-away zones for the purpose of ensuring that adequate parking space is available for patrons of businesses in residential neighborhoods, and for ensuring that adequate parking space is available for visitors at Snohomish High School and Snohomish High School staff.
The term “tow-away zone” as used in this ordinance shall mean an area designated by resolution of the City Council where vehicles may be impounded upon violation of this ordinance. The term “impoundment” as used in this ordinance shall mean the removal of a vehicle to a storage facility either by an officer or authorized agent of the Snohomish Police Department or by a contractor for towing and storage in response to a request from an officer or authorized agent of the Snohomish Police Department.