Normal Parking

There is currently no snow emergency.

Normal parking rules apply.




Currently there is not a Snow Emergency in effect in the City of Minneapolis. There are no Winter Parking Restrictions, and normal parking rules apply.

If this should change, the web site will be updated.


Snow Emergencies are called after significant snowfall and before 6 p.m. on any given day.

During a Snow Emergency, special parking rules go into effect that allow City crews to plow streets and emergency vehicles to travel safely.

Vehicles in violation of these parking rules will be tagged and/or towed to the Minneapolis Impound Lot

For latest snow emergency news, call: (612) 348-SNOW (7669)
TTY: (612) 673-2157

See the Print-ready 2015-2016 Snow Emergency brochure (pdf) 

Snow Emergency App - New Location Based Maps

Snow App Image Snow App GIS Image

Avoid the cost and hassle of a ticket and tow during a Snow Emergency. The new and improved Minneapolis Snow Emergency app tells you if a Snow Emergency has been declared and puts all the parking rules right in the palm of your hand. The app tells you where you can and can't park on Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 of a Snow Emergency to help you avoid a ticket and a tow. It also features a quick call button that connects you with the Minneapolis Snow Emergency Hotline, and buttons to sign up for email/text alerts or visit the City's website.

New! VIDEO - Minneapolis Snow Emergency Parking Rules

Find out where to park your car when a Snow Emergency is declared to avoid a ticket and a tow. Learn more in this edition of the Minneapolis "Did you know..." series. View the video below...




Spanish Minneapolis Snow Emergency Parking Rules