Winter Parking Restrictions

Section 36-85, Code of Ordinance, City of Merrill

Winter Odd/Even Day Parking Restrictions

During December, January, February and March, no person shall park any vehicle on any street except on:

  1. The odd-numbered side of any street on odd-numbered calendar days.
  2. The even-numbered side of any street on even-numbered calendar days.
    (some exceptions/exclusions apply re: Merrill Municipal Ord 36-85)

Winter Night Parking Restricted

It shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle on any City Street or traveled right-of-way from December 1 to March 31, inclusive, between the hours of 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Parking Prohibited During or After Snow Storm

No person shall park any motor vehicle or other apparatus upon any street within the City, during a declared snow emergency until the snow has been removed to the curb or curb line of such street. Snow emergencies may be declared by the Mayor, Public Works Director/City Engineer, Street Superintendent, or Police Chief when snowfall of two (2) or more inches has or is predicted to occur.

Removal of Vehicles

Any vehicle parked on any street or right-of-way in violation of this Section and in such a manner as to obstruct removal of snow from the street or right-of-way may be removed or caused to be removed to the Street Department facilities or other facilities designated by the Chief of Police or Public Works Director/City Engineer, or Street Superintendent, and the vehicle may not be recovered until the towing, any storage charges, and parking forfeitures as imposed by this Chapter, are paid.