Rockland emergency parking ban

Posted:  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 2:30pm

ROCKLAND —The City of Rockland is declaring an emergency parking ban. Parking of any vehicles upon all of the city streets from 3:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, March 13 until 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, is prohibited, according to a news release from Rockland Public Services.

During this timeframe, it shall be unlawful for any person to park or cause to be parked, or permit to remain parked, or to abandon or to leave unattended, any vehicle of any kind upon streets; provided, however, that vehicles may be parked for a period of not longer than ten minutes for actual loading or unloading of property, and provided further that no other ordinance restricting parking is thereby violated.

Vehicles that interfere with the operation of any snow removal equipment or any emergency vehicle will be ticketed and towed. The City Manager or Director of Public Services shall effect such removal of vehicles through the Rockland Police Department and the cost of removal and storage of any vehicle shall be paid by the owner or operator thereof.