I own a business downtown. How are streets plowed in the Central Business District?

Streets and alleys in the central business district are treated differently from other snow and ice control operations because snow storage within the street and alley rights-of-way are not desirable. Snow plowing procedures are utilized only to the extent that storage of snow along the traveled portion of the roadway will not inhibit vehicle movement in and out of parking stalls.

When snow removal operations begin, streets and alleys in and near the central business area are sanded and salted, if deemed necessary. Snow will be hauled from the area after the clearing operations are completed. Snow hauling operations normally commence during night-time hours only when the storm has subsided will daytime plowing be considered. Daytime plowing is hazardous to the public and public services employees.

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1. If my car is towed where can I go to get my car back?
2. I live downtown where can I park my car during a snow emergency?
3. How can I find out if a Snow Emergency has been declared?
4. Why can't you plow my street now?
5. The plow left some snow at the end of my driveway. Can you send someone to come and plow it out?
6. I own a business downtown. How are streets plowed in the Central Business District?
7. Can you tell me exactly when my street will be plowed?
8. Is there a reason why you can't pile the snow in the middle of the street instead of putting it on the sidewalks?
9. I have a medical condition. Can you plow my street first in case there is an emergency and an ambulance needs to get through?
10. When is parking prohibited on city streets?
11. When I called the Streets Division number to find out about road conditions, the line was busy.
12. Why hasn’t my street been cleared yet?