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Posted on: February 1, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Town Declares Parking Ban Overnight on February 1st

Text: Town parking ban with snowy road in background

The Town of Amherst has declared a Town Parking Ban for February 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm through February 2, 2021 at 7:00 am.

During a declared Parking Ban, parking is prohibited from Monday, February 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm through Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 7:00 am on all town streets and in all parking lots, with 3 exceptions.

During this period of parking ban, overnight parking is allowed in: 

1. The lower level of the parking garage, 

2. The town portion of the Pray Street Lot,

3. Northern row of the town N Pleasant St Lot (row closest to church only).   

Otherwise, vehicles will be ticketed and towed nightly, at the owner's expense. 


Snow and/or ice removal from sidewalks is the responsibility of the property owner. The Town will send a sidewalk plow around on the major sidewalks to assist residents with this task. Once the Town machine has passed, the resident is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk in a passable condition.

Sidewalk Plowing Map and List

Sand is available at the DPW and business owners in the Town center are responsible for clearing their sidewalks.

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