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No parking on streets overnight starting Dec. 1

November 30, 2015 -

Starting Tuesday, Dec. 1, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m. The overnight winter parking bylaw ensures that cars are kept off the streets so that snow plows can effectively respond to winter weather events.

"This is about keeping streets clear to allow for effective snowplowing and other overnight winter control efforts. It helps keep roads safe," says Brandi Timpson, supervisor, enforcement.

Car-owners who contravene the bylaw, risk receiving a fine of up to $40, or possibly having their vehicle towed.

The parking prohibition remains in place until the end of March, 2016.

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About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality - - ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

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Media contact: For more information call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.