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A Parking Ban will go into effect at 12AM, 2/17

A parking ban is in effect beginning at midnight on Sunday, February 17, 2019, until 9:00 AM on Monday, February 18, 2019.

West Hartford expects 2-4 inches with a higher than normal probability of 4 or more inches. Multiple storms are expected over the next 7-10 days. It is very important for crews to be able to plow curb-to-curb to avoid the narrowing of the roads due to plowed in cars and to maximize the use of our transportation system.

During a Parking Ban no on-street parking is allowed so that Public Works crews can remove snow from curb-to-curb. Cars left on the road create a safety hazard for all concerned. The owner will receive a fine and the car may be towed.

Please take this parking ban seriously and make safe plans for your vehicle. 

Off-Street Parking
Off-street neighborhood municipal lots are open for your convenience. Pay-to-park fees will apply at municipal center parking lots and parking garages.
 
If you use a free municipal or school lot, your vehicle must be removed by 9:00 AM on Monday, February 18, 2019, so crews can safely and effectively clear those parking lots. 
 
We ask that cars park close together, meaning do not leave parking spaces between cars. This helps DPW clear snow efficiently. 
 
All residents using an off-street municipal lot must remove their vehicles by 9:00 AM on Monday, February 18, 2019 or the vehicle will be towed. 

Fees apply in garages and parking lots in West Hartford Center.

Enforcement
The West Hartford Police Department will be proactively assisting the Department of Public Works to ensure that the roads are clear of illegally parked vehicles. Cars in violation of the snow ban will be ticketed and towed.

Overnight Parking Omit disabled
The on-line overnight parking omit system will be disabled beginning at midnight on Sunday, February 17, 2019 until the parking ban is over.

Sidewalks
Per Town ordinance, West Hartford property owners are responsible for removing snow and ice from the sidewalk along their property line within 12 hours after the storm or sunrise, whichever is later, and keeping them clear of snow and ice.

Heavily used sidewalks near schools and public buildings, and the commercial areas are particularly important. To report a snow clearing violation, please call the West Hartford Police Department at (860) 523-5203.

Hydrants
Please help the Fire Department and protect neighboring properties by shoveling around fire hydrants.

Check your neighbors
Please check on your neighbors, especially those who are elderly or disabled, to make sure they are OK and offer a helping hand. If something doesn't seem right, please call WHPD at (860) 523-5203.

Thank you for your cooperation. Be safe.