Snow Emergency Parking Ordinance starting Sunday: Even/odd parking rule in effect

Published 2:43 pm Friday, February 22, 2019

The City of Austin Engineering Department has declared the Snow Emergency Parking Ordinance in effect beginning at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24.

Under the ordinance, parking in the business areas of Austin is prohibited between the hours of 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. during the 72-hour enactment period. Business areas include midtown Austin, Sterling Shopping Center, the East Side business area and the Hormel Plant area.

The even/odd parking rule will also be in effect. Vehicles must be parked on the side of the street with even addresses on even dates and on the side of the street with odd addresses on odd dates. The hours run between 8 a.m. and 8 a.m. the following day.

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Information on the snow emergency ordinance can be found at