Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls
The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 29. Plowing of emergency snow routes began Tuesday, December 29, 2020, and will continue until routes are clear. All vehicles parked on emergency snow routes are subject to ticketing and towing.
Plowing in Zone 3 will begin tonight, Tuesday, December 29, 2020, after emergency routes have been cleared. All streets in Zone 3 will be plowed. At that time, all vehicles parked in Zone 3 are subject to ticketing and towing until streets have been plowed.
Plowing of north/south streets will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. All vehicles parked on north/south streets are subject to ticketing and towing until streets have been plowed or until 5 p.m. whichever is earlier. Although this requirement is in effect only until 5 p.m., any continuing snow removal operations may impact your use of the street for parking.
Plowing of east/west streets will begin at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. All vehicles parked on east/west streets are subject to ticketing and towing until streets have been plowed or until 5 a.m., whichever is earlier. Although this requirement is in effect only until 5 a.m., any continuing snow removal operations may impact your use of the street for parking.
Snow pickup operations in Zone 1 will begin at 1 a.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020. Vehicles parked in Zone 1 will be subject to ticketing and towing between the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020.
Ticketing and Towing: Any vehicle parked in violation of the snow removal ordinances may be ticketed and/or towed after streets have been cleared.
General snow removal information is available at www.siouxfalls.org/snow and on cable channel CityLink. You can subscribe to receive email snow alert notifications at www.siouxfalls.org/snow and sign up for text message alerts by texting SNOWALERT to 888777. To find your snow zone or the location of zone boundaries, use our online interactive map at www.siouxfalls.org/snow.
Snow alerts and updates also will be communicated via Twitter and Facebook. Follow us at twitter.com/siouxfallssnow. On Facebook you can “like” us at facebook.com/citysiouxfalls.
City of Sioux Falls App: You can notify the City of nonemergency snow concerns, like a sanding request, by using the City of Sioux Falls App. Visit siouxfalls.org/report to submit a request online or to download the app. Property owners are reminded that the City of Sioux Falls requires all public sidewalks cleared of ice and snow within 48 hours after completion of each snow or ice accumulation. Sidewalks at intersections or crosswalks shall also be cleared to the street—City Ordinance, Section 96.100. Call 978-6900 during normal business hours, or leave a voice message after hours or on weekends, to report violations.