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City Enacts Parking Ban

The city has declared an emergency parking ban effective 9 p.m. Wednesday, as a nor'easter bears down on the Peabody area.

No on-street parking will be allowed until further notice. Violators of the ban may be ticketed and towed.
anon January 02, 2014 at 11:24 AM
If a vehicle is parked on the tree lawn, is it considered on or off the street?
John Castelluccio (Editor) January 02, 2014 at 02:07 PM
Anon, what exactly do you mean by the "tree lawn?" I *can* tell you that the city won't allow you to park on the sidewalk as an alternative to the street.
anon January 02, 2014 at 02:25 PM
The narrow strip of lawn between the sidewalk and the street.
John Castelluccio (Editor) January 02, 2014 at 02:27 PM
I think it would be safe to say that would still be considered parking on the sidewalk.
Johnny D January 02, 2014 at 03:04 PM
Sorry anon but I think John is right...I have seen more than a few cars ticketed for parking exactly where you describe (during previous snow emergencies).
anon January 02, 2014 at 03:28 PM
That's fine with me. Have neighbors who do it, and it does cause plowing problems. But have never seen them ticketed.
Johnny D January 02, 2014 at 03:43 PM
I've seen it downtown (Washington Street, Clement Ave) more than other parts of the city...probably less likely to get a ticket on side streets etc.

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