Tuesday, November 30, 2010

It's 3AM, do you know where your car is? Chicago's Overnight Parking Ban!

From Alderman Gene Schulter's office today:

Dear Neighbors,

Chicago's Overnight Winter Parking Ban begins tonight (12/01/10) at 3:00 am. The ban resumes for 107 miles of Chicago's most critical arterial streets. It will be in effect from 3:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. every night until April 1, 2011. This ban is in effect regardless of snow. Ignoring the Winter Overnight Parking Ban can result in a $150 towing fee, a $50 ticket, and a daily storage fee of $10 that increases over time.

The other pertinent ban that can be activated during a heavy snow at any time of the year is the 2 Inch Snow Ban. This restriction is technically in effect all year round, but realistically only a factor in the winter months. The 2 Inch Snow Ban is not activated often, but does assist in snow removal when more than two inches has been accumulated.

Motorists need to watch for and obey both restrictions.

To learn more or to view maps featuring both the Overnight Winter Parking Ban and the 2 Inch Snow Ban, please visit the News section of our website at www.ward47.com.

Alderman Gene Schulter's
47th Ward Public Service Office

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