Milwaukee Winter Parking Regulations
Vehicles must be legally parked and in compliance with all posted signs.
To obtain the posted parking regulations for a specific street go to Street Parking Regulations. Some winter parking regulations are not posted. For a list of these streets please go to the Winter Parking Regulations- Not Posted page.
DECEMBER 1 TO MARCH 1
No overnight parking is allowed on highways and mass transit (bus) routes from December 1 to March 1. These streets are not posted. For a list of these streets please go to the Winter Parking Regulations- Not Posted page. In case of a “Snow Emergency” prior to December 1 or after March 1, vehicles must be moved to a side street and must be legally parked in conformity with all other regulations on the proper side of the street.
SPECIFIC SIDE PARKING
Certain residential streets are restricted to parking on a specific side of the street during the winter months. These streets are posted with signs reading “No Parking” on one side of the street, either for the entire December 1 to March 1 period, or with a monthly alternation of the prohibited side. To determine whether this regulation applies to a specific street go to Street Parking Regulations.
EXCEPTION ALTERNATE SIDE NIGHT PARKING
Night parking is allowed on both sides of these streets from March 1 to December 1. From December 1 to March 1 alternate side night parking is required. On even-numbered calendar days (before midnight) a vehicle with a valid night permit must be legally parked on the side of the street with even house numbers; on odd-numbered calendar days (before midnight) a vehicle must be parked on the side of the street with odd house numbers. Parking is allowed between 2:00 A.M. and 6:00 A.M. with a valid permit or night parking permission with some exceptions. Please visit Winter Parking Regulations- Not Posted page to look up if this applies to your street.
There is a lot of additional information available through the City of Milwaukee Parking Services website.