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Public Service Announcement
HRM lifts enforcement of overnight winter parking ban
Thursday, December 20, 2012 (Halifax, NS) – HRM’s Traffic Authority has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice.
HRM reminds residents that the overnight winter parking ban is in effect from now until March 31, will only be enforced during declared snow and ice operations and will run from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m.
Please stay informed and plan ahead by securing off-street parking now for when the overnight parking ban will be enforced.
Residents will be given 24 hours’ notice, when forecasts allow, of when a ban will be enforced. Weather and snow clearing operations will dictate how long it will be enforced and HRM will notify residents when it has been lifted through Public Service Announcements, halifax.ca, 311 and you can follow us on Twitter @hfxgov.
Provincial legislation (Section 139 of the Motor Vehicle Act) provides that people remove their vehicles from the streets, day or night, in the event of a snow or ice event. Vehicles obstructing snow removal or winter maintenance operations can be removed at the owner’s cost, regardless of time or date.
For more information on HRM’s winter operations, please visit: halifax.ca/snow