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LIST: Parking bans issued across Northeast Ohio ahead of weekend weather

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Posted at 2:13 PM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 14:00:38-05

CLEVELAND — Cities across Northeast Ohio are issuing parking bans ahead of a potential winter storm this weekend. Parking bans are put in place to prevent motorists from parking on city streets during weather events, so plows and emergency vehicles can access the roadways.

News 5 will continue to update this list as more parking bans go into effect.

Cuyahoga County

Bay Village: A parking ban is in effect when 2 inches of snowfall happens during a 24-hour period. Parking on city streets is prohibited.

Fairview Park: A parking ban will be issued once there is two or more inches of accumulated snow determined by the National Weather Service.

Cleveland: A parking ban has been issued for the city of Cleveland effective at 7 p.m. on Saturday until further notice. As a result, stopping, standing and parking of vehicles will be restricted and prohibited on city streets with posted red and white signs.

Rocky River: A parking ban is in effect when 2 inches of snowfall happens during a 24-hour period. Parking on city streets is prohibited.

Parma: A parking ban has been ordered to start at 1 p.m. Saturday and continue until further notice.

Warrensville Heights: The parking ban is in effect from Friday, Jan. 18 at 5 p.m. through Monday, Jan. 21 at 12:00 p.m. The ban prohibits motorists from parking on city streets so plows and emergency service vehicles are unobstructed. Violators will be towed and charged a fine if vehicles are parked on city streets during the parking ban.

Brooklyn: Officials have issued a snow parking ban until further notice. Any questions can be directed to the Brooklyn Police Department at 216-749-1234.

North Olmsted: The ban is in effect until Monday at 12 p.m.

Lorain County

Elyria: The ban has been issued from Friday, Jan. 18 at noon until Monday, Jan. 21 at noon. Police want to remind residents that they are prohibited from parking on designated "Snow Emergency" streets.

Stay updated on all weather-related events here.

Warrensville Heights: A parking ban will be in effect from Friday, Jan. 18 at 5:00 p.m. until Monday, Jan. 21 at 12:00 p.m.

Rocky River: A parking ban will be issued when there is two inches of snow fall during a 24-hour period.
Portage County

Ravenna: The City of Ravenna has issued a snow parking ban on all residential streets and the central business district downtown effective 6:00 a.m. Saturday, Jan.19 until noon on Sunday, Jan. 20.

Medina County

Brunswick Hills Township: The ban has been declared on all posted township streets and will last until snow plowing and removal operations have been completed.

Hinkley Township: A snow parking ban is in effect from 12 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Monday.

Wadsworth: An emergency parking ban has been issued for all city streets and is in effect until all snow plowing operations have been completed. Violators of the ban are subject to citations and impoundment of their vehicles.

Richland County

Mansfield has issued a snow emergency. City officials are urging residents to stay inside and off the roads as much as possible.

Stark County

Canton: The ban has been issued for Canton Township from Friday, Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. until Monday, Jan. 21 at 6:00 p.m.

Lawrence Township: The ban has been declared on all posted township streets from Jan. 17 at 6:00 p.m. and will last until snow plowing and removal operations have been completed.

Summit County

Tallmadge: The ban will last from Saturday at 6 a.m. until Monday at 6 p.m. Vehicles left on the street during the emergency snow parking ban are subject to removal at the owner's expense, and are likely to be plowed-in.

Hudson: The City of Hudson issued a parking ban in effect from Saturday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. through Sunday, Jan. 20 at 5 p.m. The ban prohibits motorists from parking cars on city streets, so the roads are unobstructed for plows and emergency services.

Sagamore Hills: A parking ban has been issued for Sagamore Hills Township starting on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 6:00 a.m. through Tuesday, Jan.22 at 12:00 a.m., or until further notice. Violators will be towed and charged a fine if parked on city streets during the snow ban.

Stow: A parking ban issued beginning Saturday, Jan. 19 at 9:00 a.m. through Monday, Jan. 21 at 9:00 a.m. The ban prohibits motorists from parking cars on city side streets.

Macedonia: A parking ban is in effect from noon Saturday to Sunday.