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Snow Season Parking

Snow Emergencies are called after significant snowfall and before 6 p.m. on any given day.During a Snow Emergency, special parking rules go into effect that allow City crews to plow streets and emergency vehicles to travel safely.

Current Information


Currently there is not a Snow Emergency in effect in the City of Minneapolis.  There are no Winter Parking Restrictions, and normal parking rules apply.


If this should change, the web site will be updated.

And please remember to shovel your sidewalks. 

For more information: 

Towed Vehicle Information

Vehicles in violation of these parking rules will be tagged and/or towed.  Visit the Minneapolis Impound Lot page for contact information and directions on to retrieve your vehicle.  

Snow Emergency App - New Location Based Maps

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Avoid the cost and hassle of a ticket and tow during a Snow Emergency. The new and improved Minneapolis Snow Emergency app tells you if a Snow Emergency has been declared and puts all the parking rules right in the palm of your hand. The app tells you where you can and can't park on Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 of a Snow Emergency to help you avoid a ticket and a tow. It also features a quick call button that connects you with the Minneapolis Snow Emergency Hotline, and buttons to sign up for email/text alerts or visit the City's website.

Videos: Learn more about Minneapolis Snow Emergency Parking Rules

Find out where to park your car when a Snow Emergency is declared to avoid a ticket and a tow. Learn more in this edition of the Minneapolis "Did you know..." series.

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