Town-wide Parking Ban Declared
Tonight, Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Based on National Weather Forecasts, the Town of Winthrop has declared a Town-wide Parking Ban effective 8PM tonight, Wednesday, January 26, 2011.
All residents must get their vehicles off the streets.
The parking ban will remain in effect until further notice.
In addition, the DPW requests that residents refrain from placing snow back into our streets, which makes their efforts to clean and make our streets safe difficult.
WINTER PARKING REGULATIONS
Winter Parking Regulations are in effect each year
from December 15 to April 1
Effective each year from December 15th to April 1st, winter parking regulations are in effect. These regulations state that upon announcement of the U.S. Weather Bureau or forecast in the newspaper, on radio or television of an EXPECTED OR IMPENDING snow storm, all motor vehicles must be removed from Town streets. Motor vehicles not removed will be subject to fines and/or towing. The vehicle owner is responsible for fines and tow charges including tickets lost or damaged by the weather condition.
For Town Ordinance regarding Chapter 282, WINTER PARKING, click here.
For our Resident's Guide to Winter Snow Operations in Winthrop, click here.
For a List of Municipal Lots around town, click here.
For information regarding the Town's Blue Lights which notify motorists when a parking ban is in effect, click here.
It is a town ordinance for all residents (homeowners/renters) and businesses to clean snow and ice from your sidewalks from in front of your property. Please read the following link regarding the ordinance and failure to comply. Failure to Remove Snow and Ice from sidewalks.
Posted on News & Announcements by Webmaster - mkaras (4pm 01/26/11)