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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Mayor Rilling has Declared a Snow Emergency for the City of Norwalk, Effective 8:00 PM

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, February 12, 2024, Mayor Harry Rilling declared a SNOW EMERGENCY for the City of Norwalk. In accordance with Norwalk City Code, Chapter 99, a snow emergency will go into effect at 8:00 PM, today.

Any vehicles on the City’s snow emergency routes must be temporarily removed. The City has made the Yankee Doodle and Maritime Aquarium garages available for residents to park, free of charge, effective immediately. Residents can find the Map of Snow Emergency Routes here.

For a Snow Emergency, in accordance with City Code:

1. No vehicle shall park or otherwise remain standing upon any snow emergency route when there is present an accumulation of two or more inches of snow or ice for a period of one hour or more between 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.

2. A declared snow emergency shall remain in effect until terminated through an announcement by the Mayor.

3. No person shall park a vehicle or otherwise allow a vehicle to stand upon any portion of a snow emergency route. No person shall park a vehicle or otherwise allow a vehicle to stand upon any street in such a manner as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to vehicular or pedestrian traffic or to hamper and interfere with the work of removing or plowing snow or removal of ice.

4. Vehicles in violation of these restrictions may be ticketed and/or towed.

For winter preparedness and safety tips, please visit the City’s Snow Center page here. The City asks residents to clear their sidewalks and check on any family, friends or neighbors who may need assistance. 

For any questions, please contact our Customer Service Department at (203) 854-3200 or CustomerService@norwalkct.gov. For ongoing updates from the City of Norwalk, please follow us on Facebook, Instagram and X.

 

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