City Declares Emergency Parking Ban in Salem
City officials have declared an emergency parking ban, starting tonight. No on-street parking will be allowed until further notice.
The city has called for an emergency parking ban in light of the snow storm heading into the region tonight.
An alert posted to the city's website says the ban starts at 10 p.m. and on-street parking will be prohibited for the duration of the ban, which will be in effect until further notice.
"Vehicles must be totally removed from city streets and sidewalks or your vehicle will be ticketed and towed," reads the notice.
Vehicles must also be immediately moved from public and private parking lots once the parking ban is lifted.
The notice also points out that the Department of Public Services will clear alternative parking areas, such as parks, once plowing operations on city streets are finished.
More information and and a list of available municipal parking lots can be found on the city's website. You can also call the Police Department at 978-744-0171 ext. 166.