Preparation for Inclement Weather

February 27, 2023

In preparation for tonight’s weather, here are a few tips and resources for guidance:

Snow Laws

Every owner, lessee, tenant, occupant, or other person having charge of any lot or building must clean snow and/or ice from the sidewalk after the snow has stopped falling. Snow may NOT be thrown into the street.

If the snow stops falling between:

  • 7:00 am and 4:59 pm: must be cleared within four hours;
  • 5:00 pm and 8:59 pm: must be cleared within fourteen hours;

Open Restaurant Program

Restaurants with dining structures are required to prepare their structures for snow:

  • Use snow sticks to increase visibility
  • Be prepared to consolidate and remove items when a winter operations advisory or snow alert is issued

Alternate Side Parking

The New York City Department of Transportation today announced that Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended citywide on Tuesday 2/28. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city.  For more information and updates, visit or contact 3-1-1 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY 212-504-4115).

Follow the snow plow and see the progress of DSNY snow removal vehicles.



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