Sturgis municipal officials have has declared a city-wide, snow-removal emergency.
A forecast calling for heavy snow and strong winds prompted the declaration, city leaders said.
By ordinance, parking is prohibited on all city streets during a snow-removal emergency. Any vehicle parked in violation is subject to being towed at the owner’s expense.
The parking prohibition is effective until the snow storm ends and streets have been cleared between two successive street intersections, or if the city terminates the declaration with a public announcement.