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Prepare for the 2022/2023 Snow Season by Reviewing Parking Rules, Signing Up for Alerts

Because this winter begins in an even-numbered year, snow emergency parking will be on the even side of the street all winter, unless posted signage says differently. Check street signs in your neighborhood so you know where you can park ahead of winter weather. You can also learn more about the City’s snow policies at

Snow emergencies are announced in a variety of ways, including through phone, text, and email City alerts. Make sure you’re signed up for alerts in every way you can receive them and at your current address to receive alerts specific to your neighborhood. Alerts are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Nepali. You can update your information by visiting or calling 311.

In addition to City alerts, snow emergencies are announced the following ways:


Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Adrienne Pomeroy, at 617-625-6600 x2059 or

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