Why do we need a snow parking ban?

A snow parking ban eliminates obstacles that hinder the ability of City plows to efficiently and completely clear streets of snow. When crews are able to fully plow the streets, traffic and emergency vehicles can move safely and easily throughout the City.

Show All Answers

1. Why do we need a snow parking ban?
2. How will I know if the snow parking ban is in effect?
3. Why do I have to shovel my sidewalk?
4. Will students who drive to school have to leave class if snow exceeds two inches during the school day?
5. What if I am having a party and the parking ban goes into effect?
6. What if I don't move my car?
7. What is the City's policy for plowing sidewalks?
8. Who clears the sidewalks around the schools?
9. What are the restrictions regarding where snow can be deposited (by shovel, snowblower or snow plow)?
10. Why isn’t salt applied between midnight and 4 a.m.?
11. Does the City prohibit the operation of powered snow removal equipment (e.g., snow blowers) between 9 pm and 7 am on weekdays, and 9 pm and 9 am on weekends, as it does other domestic power tools?