On-street Parking Prohibited Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, at 6 a.m.
With a winter storm warning and the expectation of heavy snow, North Liberty will prohibit on-street parking beginning Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at 6 a.m. The prohibition is set to expire on Sunday, Jan. 2, at noon.
Parking on streets is not permitted until the snow emergency declaration has been lifted. Forecasts predict heavy winter weather, and crews will be working to clear roads through the snowfall. During the storm, roads may be slick or impassable; drivers are urged to avoid travel if possible.
Prohibiting on-street parking during snow emergencies ensures city streets are clear for effective snow removal. Any vehicles in violation of the ordinance may be ticketed and towed without notice. Each 12-hour period that a vehicle is parked or remains on any public street in violation of this ordinance constitutes a separate and distinct offense.
Off-street parking, for those without available garage, driveway or other paved parking space, is available in the southern parking lot, near the gazebo, at Penn Meadows Park, 310 N. Dubuque Street, which the Parks Department prioritizes clearing.
Additionally, residents are reminded they are required to clear their sidewalks within 48 hours of a snowfall, and asked to consider clearing around storm drains, to help prevent ice dams, and fire hydrants, to allow critical unimpeded access in the event of a fire.
When clearing snow after the storm, remember that moving snow from a driveway, parking or other private property onto the public property slows cleanup, creates icy drifts on roads and sidewalks, creates sightline obstacles for travelers and is against city code.