A Parking Ban will be in effect on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 11:00 PM

Failure to move your vehicle may result in a $40 ticket and your vehicle may be towed.
Parking Ban Sign

Due to the forecast of expected snowfall, a Parking Ban will be in effect on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 11:00 PM and will remain in effect until further notice.

Per town ordinance, vehicles must be removed from all but the designated, accepted streets and lots.  For the complete language of the Winter Parking ordinance, please click here.  

For further information and a map showing where to park during a Winter Parking Ban, please click here.

Please note: Due to construction storage, the Hagman Road Lot (next to Citizen's Bank) will not be available for winter parking.

Motorists are reminded that Winter Parking Regulations are in effect from November 15 to May 1.

Ordinance requires that upon announcement by the National Weather Service of expected or impending snowfall, vehicles must be removed from all but the following streets:

Name of Street

Location
Bowdoin StreetOdd numbered side from Buchanan Street to Bates Avenue
Brookfield RoadEven numbered side of the street
Morton StreetMarsh Side of the street
River RoadEven numbered side of the street
Seaview AvenueEven numbered side of the street
Siren StreetOdd numbered side of the street from the Easterly property line of 19 Siren Street to Triton Avenue
Veterans RoadGolf Club side
Waldemar AvenueOdd numbered side of the street from Wheelock Street to Pleasant Street
Walden StreetFence side from Main Street to Lincoln Street, and Ingleside Park side from Lincoln Street to Pauline Street
Winthrop StreetOdd numbered side from Magee's Corner to Banks Street

Vehicles must be removed from these excepted streets immediately upon cessation of snow during daylight hours or, in the case of storm events occurring during the nighttime hours, by 8:00 a.m. in order not to impede snow removal operations.  Persons responsible for parking automobiles must keep informed at all times of snowstorm forecasts in order that vehicles may be properly removed from town streets.

Failure to move your vehicle to an accepted area may result in a $40 parking ticket, and your vehicle may be towed at the owner's expense.  Please comply with the parking ban so the DPW can clear the roads.

Residents and businesses are also reminded that town ordinance requires the owner or tenant of a property abutting a sidewalk to remove snow or ice from the sidewalk.  The complete language of this ordinance is:

12.24.010 - Failure to remove now and ice from sidewalks—Penalty.

No owner or tenant of an estate abutting on a sidewalk shall place or suffer to remain for more than six hours between sunrise and sunset any snow upon such sidewalk or any ice upon such sidewalk unless such ice is made even and covered with sand, salt, ice melt or such other product so as to prevent slipping. The width of the area to be cleared shall be thirty-six (36) inches and suitable for passage of a wheelchair.  The owner or tenant shall also ensure that any handicap access ramp on the sidewalk abutting the property is also cleared.  No person in the act of removing snow from a sidewalk, driveway or any other area, cause snow to be placed in the street or other public ways. For each offense under this section, the owner or tenant shall be liable for fines of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for the first offense; fifty dollars ($50.00) for the second offense and one hundred dollars ($100.00) for the third and each subsequent offense.

For more information on winter related ordinances and regulations, snow removal operations, resources, and safety tips, please visit the town's page on Winter Information for Residents.