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Learn about the procedures when snow bans are in effect.
The city tows illegally parked vehicles from designated tow zones in order to improve traffic flow and eliminate hazardous conditions. In addition your car may be towed if you owe three or more unpaid parking tickets.
During the winter months, the Public Works Dispatch office is open 24 hours a day and crews are assigned to shifts to respond 24/7 to weather events.