Winter parking ordinance and parking ban permit program reminder for Woonsocket
Woonsocket, RI: The City of Woonsocket reminds residents that during the winter
season, December 1, 2016 through April 1, 2017, parking ban restrictions will
periodically be placed on city streets in the event of significant snowfall. In
accordance with city ordinance, restrictions on parking along primary streets in the
city will be restricted while a parking ban is in effect. A summary of the City
ordinance is as follows:
a. Upon accumulation of 2 or more inches of snowfall.
b. Weather service forecasts of inclement weather that will result in an
accumulation of 2 ormore inches of snowfall.
C. Upon determination by the Public Safety Director or his designee.
Under existing law, once 2 inches of snow has fallen on primary streets, designated
by blue/white signs, an automatic snow ban is in effect. No further notice is
required, or should be anticipated. Fines of $50.00 and removal of vehicles
(including costs of tow and storage) deemed to be an obstruction to snow removal
operations will be enforced.
The Public Safety Director or his designee may extend parking bans to all city
streets upon notice if significant snowfall in hisdiscretion merits such action.
Notice shall given to the City Clerk and local print, radio, and TV media.
1. Area outside soccer fields at Davidson Street
2. Bernon Park (located at 145 Kermit Street)
3. Bouley Field (located behind 450 Social Street)
4. Dionne Track (located at 366 Cumberland Hill Road)
5. Dunn Park (located at 79 Asylum Street)
6. Menard Field (located at 228 Privilege Street)
7. Old Middle School (located at 357 Park Place)
8. River Island Park (located across from 100 Bernon Street)
Questions regarding the purchase of a snow ban parking permit can be directed to the
Department of Public Works at (401) 767-9210.