Saturday, February 21, 2015

Snow Emergency - 2/21/15

Update: Sunday, February 22, 2015 10:00 am

The Snow Emergency Parking Ban has been lifted as of 10:00 am on Sunday, February 22, 2015. Please remove all vehicles from municipal and school lots. Vehicles at school lots must be removed immediately to allow for snow removal operations to take place.

A reminder that the temporary One Way Streets, No Parking on Either Side, and citywide No Parking on Odd Side restrictions remain in place until further notice.

The City of Salem has declared a Snow Emergency effective Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 10:00 pm until further notice.

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

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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