Sunday, 18 March, 2018


A City Ordinance addressing winter parking was adopted on Monday, December 12, 2016 and went into effect upon it's publication in the Herald Review on December 25th. The ordinance states as follows:  

CHAPTER 66, 5.01    66-113.  WINTER PARKING

No owner or driver of a motor vehicle shall park the motor vehicle or permit any motor vehicle to remain on any street between November 1st and May 1st in the city during any time that snow plowing or snow removal operations are in progress.

This prohibition shall not apply on any block after it has become substantially clear of snow and ice from the roadway surface.

Any vehicle which shall be left parked in violation may be removed by officers of the police department of the city and stored in any appropriate place.  All necessary costs and expenses of towing, removing and storage of such vehicle shall be first paid by the owner before release of the vehicle.

City of Grand Rapids Snow and Ice Control Policy