City of Robbinsdale Enforces Parking Restrictions as Snow Narrows Roads

Updated: 03/05/2014 5:38 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart

Photo: KSTP/File
Photo: KSTP/File

Snow is narrowing streets in the City of Robbinsdale, leaving little room for emergency vehicles to safely pass.

The Robbinsdale City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday, which restricts parking on the even-numbered side of all city streets. Residents may park on the odd-numbered side of the streets.

A mailing has gone out to all residents and the police will start giving out warnings to vehicles parked in the wrong spot. Then they plan to start issuing citations.

Certain streets will be included in the ordinance because of their width. Those streets are:

If two or more inches of snow falls, no parking is allowed on any street until it has been plowed from curb to curb.