The Commissioner of Municipal Operations and Engineering (the “Commissioner”), or his designate, may declare a snow ban for all or any of the streets set out in Schedule Q of the Saint John Traffic By-law, when it is necessary for the safe and efficient removal or movement of snow or ice, or snow and ice that has accumulated on such streets.
Once a snow ban has been declared, no person shall park a vehicle, other than an authorized emergency vehicle, on the streets that are set out in Schedule Q of the Saint John Traffic By-law between the hours of 11:00 p.m. of a day on which the Commissioner, or his designate, has declared a snow ban and 7:00 a.m. of the next day. Any vehicles remaining on-street when the parking ban is in effect will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s risk and expense.
A temporary parking ban allows plow crews to push snow back to the curb on all streets in the South/Central Peninsula to maintain access through all streets, especially narrow ones, by emergency and private vehicles throughout the winter. Getting the snow pushed back makes it possible to then allow alternate-side parking to be close to the curb, keeping the street open.
Public notification will be provided no later than 3:45 p.m. the day of the ban, and will be done through the following:
- Recorded Information Line – 658-4040
- News Media/Radio Announcements
- City of Saint John website - www.saintjohn.ca
- E-mail – To register for e-mail updates, please visit www.saintjohn.ca
For further information on Temporary Overnight Snow Parking Bans, please call: 658-4455