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Alternate Side Parking Restrictions

The Kenosha Police Department would like to remind residents and visitors in the City of Kenosha of the following Alternate Side Parking Restrictions that are in place for December through March of each year.
Alternate Side Street Parking begins on December 1st and is enforced from 1:00 am - 6:00 am. The parking restrictions end on April 1st. On odd-numbered days, the motorist must park on the side of the street with odd-numbered addresses. On even-numbered days, the motorist must park on the side of the street with even-numbered addresses. (Example - If you park your vehicle at 10 pm on January 3rd the vehicle needs to be parked on the even side of the street, as the enforcement period is from 1am - 6am January 4th).
These restrictions do not apply to city streets where parking is limited to one side of the street or where other parking restrictions would be in effect from 1:00 am - 6:00 am. Remember, there are two occasions in which odd-numbered parking is required on consecutive nights, December 31 and January 01, as well as January 31 and February 01. The initial penalty for violating this ordinance is $30.00, and your vehicle may be towed.
You may also call 605-5200, option 1 will explain it.

Winter Parking Regulations

The Kenosha Police Department would like to remind residents and visitors in the City of Kenosha of the following winter parking restrictions and regulations.
Posted Snow Routes are in effect when two or more inches of snow has fallen. Streets that are snow routes are posted with signs. Vehicles in violation of this ordinance may be towed and the initial penalty for violating this ordinance is $30.00.
A Snow Emergency can be declared by the Director of Public Works, or in his/her absence the City Administrator, or in their absence, the Director of Engineering, may, in their discretion, declare an emergency to exist in the City, or in a section or sections thereof, for one (1) or more periods of seventy-two (72) hours, where snow, freezing rain, sleet, ice, snow drifts, flooding or other phenomena cause, or are likely to cause, hazardous road conditions on City streets or highways, which conditions will or may endanger the public health, safety or welfare, or which conditions will or may impede the movement of emergency vehicles or other vehicular traffic. During the period of a snow emergency, no motor vehicle, motor vehicle trailer, semi-trailer, mobile home or other form of conveyance shall park, stop, stand or otherwise be unattended on any City street or highway:
Vehicles in violation of the snow emergency may be towed; the initial penalty for violating this ordinance is $30.00. Vehicle owners are responsible for all towing and storage costs.
Clearing of Sidewalks by property owners and occupants is required within 24 hours following the end of a winter storm. The snow may not be shoveled, blown, dumped or otherwise placed on any public street or property. Any violations of this ordinance should be reported to the Department of Public Works at 653-4050. Property owners / occupants may also be fined for violation of these ordinances.

Kenosha Dream Playground Picket Orders

This is your chance to own a part of the Kenosha Dream Playground at Petzke Park. The City of Kenosha is selling pickets to be used on the fence around the playground. Pickets have room for 17 characters.

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