Department of Public Works to Relax Parking Enforcement
Focusing enforcement on safety-related violations
Effective immediately, the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works has suspended all timed, metered and night parking restrictions to accommodate residents who are home due to COVID-19. Vehicles will not be required to alternate side-park or have night parking permits.
Vehicles must abide by all other parking regulations, including posted “NO PARKING” signs. Parking Enforcement will focus on safety-related violations including unauthorized parking in a handicapped space, obstructing traffic/bicycle/streetcar lanes, and parking too close to an alley/driveway/fire hydrant/crosswalk.
Additionally, No Parking in a Loading Zone (including Carryout Zones) will be actively enforced. Per Wisconsin statute, a vehicle must be attended while actively loading/unloading so that it may promptly be moved in case of an emergency or to avoid obstruction of traffic.
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Recent Press Releases by City of Milwaukee Dept. of Public Works
Meter enforcement, smart meter parking rate change take effect Tuesday June 23, 2020
Amid COVID-19 concerns, the app allows people to avoid touching the meter and pay for parking on their mobile device
Timed (non-metered), alternate-side parking, night parking permits still not required