What Are The Minneapolis Snow Emergency Parking Rules?
Snow emergency declared Sunday as storm clobbers city.
Sunday afternoon, the City of Minneapolis declared a snow emergency.
The move will send tow trucks onto the streets to aid plow drivers' efforts to clear city streets routes. By 9 p.m. Sunday, any car parked on a snow emergency route is liable to be towed to the Minneapolis impound lot.
Do you live on a snow emergency route? Check the city's official map to make sure.
According to the National Weather Service, this storm is expected to dump 6 to 10 inches of snow on Southwest Minneapolis.
In addition to a ban on parking on snow emergency routes between 9 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. on Monday, Sunday's declaration means:
- Drivers cannot park on the EVEN side of the street or on any parkway on Monday, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
- Drivers cannot park on the ODD side of the street on Tuesday, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
See the PDF posted above for more information on City of Minneapolis parking restrictions. See Patch's Commute page for more information on how snow is effecting traffic in the Twin Cities metro. Once you're done moving your car and shoveling your walk, check out these parks for sledding oportunities, and add your own recommendations in the comments section:
- Theo Wirth Park (refreshments and snow tube rentals available at the Wirth Chalet)
- Columbia Golf Course
- St Paul's many designated sledding hills
- The Walker Art Center