The city of Salem has declared that a snow emergency will take effect at 5 p.m. this evening. The emergency will remain in effect until further notice.
During the snow emergency a parking ban is in effect, and vehicles must be totally removed from city streets and sidewalks or your vehicle will be ticketed and towed.
Also, please note that vehicles must be removed from public and private parking lots, particularly at schools, immediately following the cancellation of the snow emergency (weekends included).
It is the policy of the DPS that snow removal will not take place in alternative parking areas, particularly at parks, until snow operations on city streets are completed. (Please plan your vehicular needs accordingly.)
SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELLATION INFORMATION: Please consult the City of Salem's website www.salem.com, or call the non-emergency snow information line at the police station at 978-744-0171 ext. 166 for information when the snow emergency parking ban will end.
For more information regarding Snow Emergency procedures please CLICK HERE for a copy of the City of Salem Snow Brochure.