IDAHO FALLS, Idaho: The City of Idaho Falls is declaring a snow alert effective Saturday, Jan. 30. All city residents and businesses are encouraged to move vehicles off the streets as quickly as possible.
Under City Ordinance Title 9, Chapter 5 any vehicle left on the streets in violation of the ordinance may be towed immediately and stored at the owner’s expense. (See city’s website to review Title 9, Chapter 5 code and snow removal maps.)
Although parking restrictions are only in effect during the times listed below, snowplow crews will remain on duty throughout the night, if necessary.
The city will issue another press release and post on our social media pages when the parking restrictions have been lifted.
Snow removal restrictions for Zones A and B are in effect as follows:
- North-south streets: Parking restrictions will be in effect between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday beginning on Monday, Feb. 1.
- East-west streets: Parking restrictions will be in effect between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 2.
- Parking restrictions will be in effect on all streets between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. beginning on Saturday, Jan. 30. Vehicles should be moved off the public streets as quickly as possible.
Other parking restrictions already in effect include:
- North-south streets: Parking restrictions will be in effect between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
- East-west streets: Parking restrictions will be in effect between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
MAJOR STREETS – Parking restrictions already in effect.
For additional information regarding enforcement of the snow removal parking restrictions, contact Sergeant Alan Bowers at the Idaho Falls Police Department at (208) 529-1200.
Citizens are encouraged to follow the City of Idaho Falls on social media or sign up to receive text alerts by texting ifalerts to 91011. The text alerts are only used for emergency purposes or for communicating time-sensitive information, such as parking restrictions, to the public.
Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with city staff, contact Public Information Officer, Kerry McCullough.
About Public Works: The Public Works Department consists of six divisions. The Engineering Division provides Survey, Design and Project Management services to the rest of Public Works and other city divisions. The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division coordinates Mapping and Informational Services with other city divisions. The Sanitation Division provides solid waste collection and disposal. The Sewer Division provides sanitary sewage collection and treatment for the city and areas in Bonneville County; and storm water collection and treatment for the city. The Street Division maintains the streets, bridges, alleys, and public parking lots. The Water Division provides and distributes potable water.