Blizzard Brings Temporary Parking Enforcement Reprieve

Drivers are on the honor system, still expected to plug meters

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    NEWSLETTERS

    BJ Lutz

    Enforcement of parking meters has been temporarily suspended as the city continues to deal with the massive blizzard that pounded Chicago earlier this week.

    In a statement, the Office of Emergency Management and Communications acknowledges that "the snow is making it difficult for motorists to see curb markings and signs displaying parking restrictions."

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    Enforcement will remain suspended until conditions improve, the statement said.

    Until then, drivers are on the honor system and are still expected to pay the meters. 

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