A maintenance route parking ban is a temporary parking restriction on roads designated as maintenance routes. Parking bans allow crews to work on the roadways more efficiently when they don’t have to operate around parked cars.
Maintenance Routes and Parking Bans
A parking ban is a declaration by the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) based on maintenance requirements in Okotoks, which will restrict vehicles from parking on maintenance routes for a period of time.
Anyone parking on a maintenounce route.
- When maintenance is necessary, the Town will declare a parking ban along the impacted roadways. The Town will try to provide 48 hours notice.
- Permanent signage has been placed around Town to identify maintenance routes. When maintenance is necessary, a parking ban will be declared for a specified time on specified roads.
- Messaging will be sent out to the community via the Town website and social media channels.
- Information will also be sent out to the local media and be broadcasted on the Eagle 100.9 radio station.
- A parking ban could be declared for street sweeping typically during the months from mid-April to the end of June.
- A parking ban could be declared during any major snow fall event when snow clearing, snow removal and sanding operations are required for community safety.
- A parking ban could be declared for road construction or other maintenance work, such as pothole repairs etc.
If a vehicle continues to park on the street during parking bans, repeat offenders could face a verbal warning, a violation ticket in the amount of $150, and/or have your vehicle being towed.
You will need to find an alternate place for your vehicle when a ban is in place, such as parking on another nearby street that doesn’t have any parking restrictions in place.
- Parking bans create efficiencies for all road maintenance requirements, including snow clearing, street sweeping and road construction operations.
- Parking bans also aid in consistent enforcement of vehicles parked indefinitely on roadways.