According to the Norwalk Fire Department Office of Emergency Management, Mayor Harry Rilling has declared a snow emergency that will go into effect at 4:00 p.m. Thursday. Residents are asked to remove vehicles from the street to aid in efficient snow removal.
Cars MUST be removed from snow emergency routes. For a list of snow emergency routes, click here. After 4pm today, the City is offering free parking at the Maritime and Yankee Doodle Garages.
The City currently intends to collect garbage and recycling on schedule, but that may change based on the severity of the storm. In such case further public service announcements will be issued.
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. of any day.
2. A declared snow emergency shall remain in effect until terminated by announcement of 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 at owner expense.
For updates call Customer Service at (203) 854-3200