Winter parking restrictions
The Merrill Police Department would like to remind residents that Merrill’s winter parking restrictions go into effect on Dec. 1.
Winter odd/even day parking restrictions:
During December, January, February, and March, no person shall park any vehicle on any street except on:
- The odd-numbered side of any street on odd-numbered calendar days.
- 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 restrictions:
It shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle on any City Street or traveled right-of-way from Dec. 1 to Mar. 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.