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Winter Parking Ban Begins 12/13/2017

Effective immediately, the parking of any vehicle on any City street or highway shall be prohibited in “Residential Areas” from 12:00 a.m. (midnight) to 6:00 a.m., and in “Downtown Areas” from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.

This restriction is in addition to, and not in lieu of, any other permanent parking restrictions that may apply to vehicles.

The Winter Parking Ban states:  There shall be imposed a ban on parking on all streets within the city limits of the City of Oswego from December 1st of each year until March 31st of the following year.  The Mayor may, at the Mayor’s discretion, initiate the ban earlier than December 1st, or extend the ban beyond March 31st, based upon weather conditions.  During the period of the ban, no vehicle may park on the streets of the City of Oswego.

The only exception to the ban will be for winter parking permits applied for, and issued, pursuant to Section 257-27-D of the City Code.

Additionally, free overnight parking is also available in the following municipal lots:


Former Flexo-Wire site - south side of lot/Schuyler Street)
Breitbeck Park - parking lot near the bell tower
Wright’s Landing marina
West First Street – parking lot south of the U.S. Post Office
West Cayuga at West 1st Street-12 spots on West 1st St. side of parking lot


Fort Pool parking lot
Burkle Street – parking lot (strip) across from Bishop Commons

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