What are the City's restrictions on parking when it snows?
Snow Route Parking Ban at 2" Accumulation
The snow parking restrictions are in effect from November 1 through April 30 and are detailed in Section 10.40.060 of the St. Charles Municipal Code. Snow routes are marked with blue signs. The Police Department will begin enforcing these parking regulations approximately one hour after the 2” accumulation has been reached.
Citywide Street Parking Ban at 3" Accumulation
A citywide parking ban on all streets is put into effect when 3” or more of snow has accumulated and full plowing operations are underway. Section 10.40.070 states that cars may not be parked on streets or highways for 72 hours after the 3” accumulation has been reached. Cars may be towed, per Section 10.40.090, to a cleared street or designated parking lot. The Police Department will begin enforcing these parking regulations approximately one hour after the 3” accumulation is reached.