Chicago’s Winter Overnight Parking Ban Begins Dec 1

CHICAGO – The Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) reminds motorists a Chicago winter overnight parking anathema starts on Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021, and is in outcome by Apr 1, 2022. The parking anathema is enforced regardless of sleet on 107 miles of categorical streets via a city during a hours of 3:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.

 “The Overnight Parking Ban is only one of a many protocols in place to keep a city protected during a winter each year,” pronounced DSS Commissioner Cole Stallard. “While DSS is focused on a vicious winter operations, we ask residents and visitors to be aware of their speed while pushing and to greatfully follow a posted parking limitation signs so vicious routes can be entirely pickled and plowed when it snows.” 

 Signage is henceforth posted along a influenced routes. DSS also posted flyers on cars parked on a streets influenced by a parking anathema as an additional sign before restrictions begin.

 During a snowfall, a rave of sleet and ice subsequent to parked vehicles on these routes serve reduces trade upsurge and can means vulnerable conditions. DSS works to transparent a City’s categorical streets and Lake Shore Drive initial to safeguard that roads are protected and endurable for motorists, buses, and puncture vehicles.

 Cars left parked on these designated roadways hinder a trail of snowplows and forestall routes from being entirely plowed and pickled when it snows. Violators of a parking anathema will be towed and face a smallest $150 towing fee, a $60 ticket, and a storage price of $25 per day. Vehicles in defilement of a anathema will be towed to Pounds 2 (10301 S. Doty Ave.) or 6 (701 N. Sacramento).

Chicagoans can revisit chicagoshovels.org or a map of streets impacted by a anathema and to perspective a City’s sleet plows in real-time during a storm. Motorists can also revisit chicagoshovels.org or call 311 to find out if their car was towed due to a ban. 

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