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Posted on: February 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Downtown Parking Ban Overnight for Snow Removal

Text in Circle: Downtown Parking Ban with snowy roads in background

The Town of Amherst has declared a Downtown Parking Ban for snow removal efforts in the Downtown for Tuesday, February 1st through Wednesday, February 2nd. During a declared Downtown Parking Ban, parking is prohibited from midnight to 7:00 am in the Downtown area of the following streets:

  •     Main Street         from South Pleasant Street to Webster Street
  •     South Pleasant     from College Street to Main Street
  •     Amity Street        from South Pleasant Street to Lincoln Avenue
  •     North Pleasant        from Main Street to Triangle Street
  •     East Pleasant         from North Pleasant Street to Triangle Street
  •     Spring Street        from Churchill Street to Boltwood Ave
  •     Boltwood Ave        from College Street to Main Street
  •     Sellen Street        from South Prospect Street to South Pleasant Street
  •     Lessey Street        from Churchill Street to dead end
  •     Churchill Street    from Spring Street to Lessey Street
  • And all meters spots on North Prospect Street, Hallock Street, and South Prospect Street.

Parking is also prohibited in all Town of Amherst parking lots from midnight to 7:00 am, except for the following three locations:

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).   

Vehicles will be ticketed and towed, at the owner's expense. 

Regular enforcement hours for these lots begins at 8am.  Any vehicle left parked in these designated parking area is responsible to pay for parking.


1. Watch for the flashing blue lights over busy intersections in Town. When these lights are flashing, there is an active parking ban in place. 

2. Visit our website,, to stay up-to-date on the latest announcements, news flashes and alerts. 

3. Follow us on Social Media (Facebook & Twitter).

4. Sign up for Parking Ban alerts in your language of choice by clicking here or simply text the word Parking to 38276 from your mobile device for a quick sign-up option.

5. Call (413) 259-3005 and listen to the recording to hear whether or not there is an active parking ban in place. 

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