Winter: Entrances, Tenant Parking, Driveways
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Winter: Snow and Parking
Winter: Snow and Parking
Winter in Maine!
During the winter months, being prepared for inclement conditions is very important, and the Lewiston Public Works Department is committed to providing the best winter travel possible during that season.
Starting in the winter of 2012, the City of Lewiston will no longer exercise a City-wide overnight winter-long parking ban.
, on September 4, 2012, the City Council adopted a City-wide emergency parking ban system to be utilized as needed on a
. Vehicle owners parking on any City street when a ban is declared will receive a $30 fine and towing at their expense.
If You Know of Residents Who Do Not Have Internet Access for Information on Parking Alternatives/Towing, Please Direct Them to Our
"Emergency Winter Parking Ban Informational Phone Line"
How Can I Find Out if an Emergency Winter Parking Ban Has Been Declared?
Be sure you're signed up for
to receive Emergency Alert notifications through e-mail, text, or both (your choice). PLEASE NOTE: Once you've subscribed, you will receive an email with instructions as to how to
your notification sign-up.
; an emergency drop-down banner will be visible on the home page
Connect with the City's Facebook page -
"Official City of Lewiston, Maine"
Listen to radio & television broadcasts
View electronic message boards within the City of Lewiston; several will have parking ban info
Where Can I Park When an Emergency Winter Parking Ban Has Been Declared?
Alternate Parking Locations
Parking pre-planning is encouraged regarding winter storms. Municipal lots (not schools) and parking garages are free to use from 6 p.m. or after until the following morning at 6 a.m. on weekdays and are free to use on weekends beginning 6 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. on Monday.
If My Vehicle is Towed, How Can I Find Out Where It Is?
To locate a vehicle, the owner may call
to find out which towing company has removed the vehicle and where it has been placed.
*In addition to any fine/towing expense incurred, no vehicle will be released until all unpaid tickets are paid in full .
Other Parking Restrictions
Although there is no longer a winter-long overnight parking ban, there are still
within the City of Lewiston that do have parking restrictions in effect 24 hours a day from December 1st through March 30th.
Occasionally, streets will be posted for
. Notification is typically posted in a snowbank, and parking is prohibited in the marked area. Parking restrictions for snow removal will be posted at various times; typical times are midnight to 6 a.m.
6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
The City of Lewiston also has other posted parking restrictions to include
Information on Sidewalk Plowing
27 Pine Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
Ph: (207) 513-3000
TTY/TDD: (207) 513-3007
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