The winter parking restrictions for the city of Oswego were changed for the 2012 – 2013 winter season.
The Oswego City Common Council voted unanimously to amend the winter parking restrictions that have been in place for many years, and the mayor was authorized to impose alternate side parking restrictions from 1 to 6 a.m. on city streets, at his discretion, when weather conditions warranted.
The alternate side parking restrictions have been in effect since December 27, 2012, and after further consideration, Mayor Tom Gillen has determined that the westside downtown area should be excluded from the alternate side parking restrictions.
The alternate side parking has caused considerable difficulty in allowing our DPW crews to keep the immediate downtown streets clear of snow and it has created difficulties for our downtown merchants.
Mayor Gillen has directed that effective at 1a.m., February 8, there will be no overnight parking allowed on West First Street and West Second Street from West Oneida Street to West Seneca Street.
Signage will be in place to inform the public that NO PARKING is allowed on these streets, West First Street and West Second Street from West Oneida Street to West Seneca Street.
This parking ban on the aforementioned streets will be from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. only, and until further notice from the Mayor’s Office.
If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Mayor’s Office at 342-8136 or the Oswego Police Department at 342-8120.