Winter parking ban reminders

MARQUETTE — The winter parking ban will begin Nov. 1 and run through April 1, 2019. City residents, NMU students and visitors are reminded to find off-street parking during the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. during this time.

Violation of the winter parking ban is a $75 fine.

Residents are reminded that front yard parking is prohibited within the city of Marquette unless authorization is given by the community developer office.

This request must be made through them and a determination to allow this will be based on certain criteria. Front yard parking without prior approval is a violation of city ordinance, subject to a $50 fine for first offense.

For more information, contact community development at 906-228-0425.

Furthermore, parking in the right of way is prohibited in the city of Marquette unless authorized by the police. This also must be requested and permission will only be granted after it is determined that it is the only viable option.

Violation of right of way parking without prior approval is a violation of city ordinance and a $50 fine.

For more information regarding this, contact the Marquette City Police Department at 906-228-0400.

Property owners are encouraged to make arrangements for off-street parking during the winter parking band for residents and tenants of homes and rental units.

Marquette residents are also reminded that it is against city ordinance to deposit snow onto any city-owned property, including sidewalks, streets, and the right of way during the winter ban whether maintained by the city or not. Placing snow onto the sidewalk, or city property, can result in a city ordinance violation ticket.