Sunday, January 18, 2009
Snow Parking
Q.: My family and I just moved to South Bend this past March. We have four vehicles to our name. If the City of South Bend declares a snow emergency, is it legal to park on the lawn along side the road while we wait for the snowplows to pass? As that is our only option. I do not wish to have our cars towed, or ticketed. Also, after the emergency has been declared how long do residents have to move their vehicles?

A.: Lawn or tree lawn parking is NOT permissible at any time. For snow removal declarations, parking is banned on all streets NOT designated as snow routes according to the following schedule. Vehicles in violation will be issued a citation and/or towed and/or impounded at the owner's expense and must be cleared within 24 hours of a snow emergency announcement or face fines or impound.
* Even-numbered days - No parking on east/west streets
* Odd-numbered days - No parking on north/south streets


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