The City of Boston prepares year-round to ensure that residents are safe from snow, ice and extreme cold. Help us by looking out for your neighbors, particularly the elderly and disabled. Follow the rules and guidelines on snow removal, parking and cold weather safety. Thank you for being patient as crews work in tough conditions to clear roads, ease traffic and collect trash and recycling.
Call us anytime if you have any questions or are in need of services at the Mayor's 24-hour hotline at 617-635-4500.
During declared snow emergency, no parking is allowed on major arterials. Find alternative parking options.
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Commercial and residential property owners are responsible for snow removal from sidewalks.
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Snow Emergency Parking Regulations
Drivers should be aware of parking regulations that are strictly enforced whenever a Snow Emergency is declared in Boston during the winter season.
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