Saturday, February 14, 2015

Snow Emergency - 2/14/15

The Snow Emergency Parking Ban has been lifted as of 2:30 pm on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Parking and traffic restrictions remain in effect throughout the city. See for details.

The City of Salem has declared a Snow Emergency effective Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm until further notice.

All vehicles must be removed from the streets; failure to do so may result in ticketing and towing.

Update: Monday, February 16, 2015 @ 2:45 pm

The Snow Emergency Parking Ban will remain in effect until sometime on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Once the ban has been lifted additional traffic and parking restrictions will be in effect. Check back to this site or for details.

Parking will be permitted in the downtown on street metered parking spots until 10:00 pm to accommodate businesses open for the holiday.

For a list of approved public off street parking sites please visit the City's Snow Emergency Central or call our Snow Emergency Hotline at 978-744-0171 extension 166.

If your vehicle has been towed, please contact us at 978-744-1212 for information.

To report a power outage or check the status of an outage contact National Grid at 1-800-465-1212 or visit their storm page here. Do not call 9-1-1 to report a power outage unless there is a life threatening emergency.

For inquiries related to snow removal or plowing please contact the Department of Public Works at 978-744-3302. You may also request services from the DPW through the SeeClickFix app online or on your phone. Visit this page for more information.

City officials will evaluate the need for parking restrictions after the Snow Emergency has been lifted. Please check back or visit the City of Salem website at

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