CITY OF NEW HAVEN MAYOR IMPOSES ON-STREET PARKING BANS EFFECTIVE: AT 12:00 NOON ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2008, AN ON-STREET PARKING BAN IS IMPOSED IN NEW HAVEN AS FOLLOWS:NO PARKING ON MAJOR STREETS POSTED AS SNOW EMERGENCY ROUTES CITYWIDE NO PARKING ON STREETS DOWNTOWN (all streets within the area bounded by Howe Street, Tower Parkway, Grove Street, State Street and North Frontage Road).NO PARKING WITHING 25 FEET OF ANY INTERSECTION CITYWIDE AND NO PARKING IN FRONT OF ANY BUS STOP CITYWIDE
Cars parking in violation of the parking ban may be ticketed and/or towed. The Parking Ban is scheduled to expire at 12:00 NOON on Saturday December 20, 2008. If snow removal operations move quickly the expiration time may be earlier. Please listen to your local news stations or check the city web site at www.cityofnewhaven.com or call 946-7669 (SNOW) for updated information.
Please note: Parking garages and off-street parking lots downtown are still open during snow emergencies. Residents are encouraged to use these facilities as an alternative to parking on the street.
In residential areas, residents are encouraged NOT to park on the odd numbered side of the street (numbers ending in 1,3,5,7,9) so that snowplows can clear the street to the curb. Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. urges the public’s cooperation in complying with the parking ban in order to assist the City’s plowing operations.
Off Street Parking Available During Snow Storms – Last Updated 2008
The following off street parking is available during the overnight hours while a parking ban is in effect. Cars may be parked in these locations no earlier than 5:00 P.M. and must be removed no later than6:00 AM. Parking charges for these locations are indicated below.
Surface lot at Chapel and Franklin Streets (no charge)
Surface lot at Chestnut Street (no charge)
Surface lot at State and Pulaski Streets (no charge)
Surface lot at Grand Avenue and East Pearl Street (no charge)
Crown Street Garage ($3.00 from 5:00 PM until 6:00 AM)
Granite Square Garage (no charge from 5:00 PM until 6:00 AM)
Temple Street Garage ($3.00 from 5:00 PM until 6:00 AM)
If cars are left in the garage during the day the normal hourly fees will apply. Off street parking is also available at the following Parks Department lots while a parking ban is in effect
East Shore Park by Salperto Rink (Woodward Avenue)
Bowen Field (Crescent Street)Edgewood Park (Whalley Avenue)
Blake Rink (State Street)
Overnight parking from 5:00 PM until 6:00 AM is available at the following Board of Education lots. Cars must be removed if school is in session during the day to allow for teacher parking.
Conte School (off chapel Street near Chestnut)
Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School (Kimberly Avenue)
Hill Regional Career School (Legion Avenue)
Clinton Avenue School (Clinton Avenue)
High School in the Community (Water Street)
Wexler/Grant School (Foote Street)
Katherine Brennan School (Wilmot Road)