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Another Storm: What You Need to Know

A parking ban is in effect as of noon Tuesday.



From the Mayor's Office:

Mayor Scott D. Jackson has issued a parking ban for the Town of Hamden effective Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 12:00pm noon until 24 hours after the storm ends

This ban is being declared pursuant to Section 71.03 of the Code of the Town of Hamden. The parking ban prohibits any person to park, or allow to remain parked, any vehicle on any odd numbered portion of a town street or highway.

The ban further prohibits any person to allow or permit a vehicle to stand or park on any town street or highway in such a manner as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to vehicular or pedestrian traffic. 

The Hamden Police Department is authorized, pursuant to Section 71.07 of the Code of the Town of Hamden, to remove any vehicle parked in violation of this ordinance. Such removal shall be at the risk and expense of the owner of the vehicle.

Thomas Alegi January 21, 2014 at 05:10 PM
Mayor Jackson, does this parking ban include town owned 96 gallon trash carts. Seeing 96 gallon trash carts do constitute a hazard or obstruction to vehicular or pedestrian traffic in a snow storm... Does everyone agree that “Jackson Cart a Ways” sounds better than saying 96 gallon trash carts? LOL
J D C January 21, 2014 at 06:47 PM
I call them Jaxashcans, but I'm flexible. I cant WAIT until plows start taking them out because it will be unavoidable!...........I'm pumped, he just came by and opened up the street.
Len January 22, 2014 at 07:05 AM
Town did a great job with this storm, as i believe they usually do. I was out at 5am and streets in west woods area were very clean. Thanks guys!
Len January 22, 2014 at 09:36 AM
I saw many people violate the parking ban and a few trash barrels knocked over on Whitney. The parking ban is never enforced
J D C January 22, 2014 at 10:13 AM
Oh yes it is, SELECTIVELY though!

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