CHICAGO (CBS)– If you park your car on a Chicago street, it’s time to start checking the signs.
The city’s winter overnight parking ban began Wednesday morning on 107 miles of main streets throughout the city. According to CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe, cars are already being towed.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Flight Cancellations At Chicago Airports Amid Heavy Lake Effect Snow
You cannot park near these street signs, from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m., until April 1, even if there’s no snow on the ground.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Snow Totals From Lake Effect Snowstorm
If you ignore the signs, you could be towed.
Violators face a $60 parking ticket, a $150 towing fee, and a storage fee of $25 per day. Vehicles will be towed either to one of two impound lots: at 10301 S. Doty Ave. or 701 N. Sacramento Blvd.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather Alert: Dangerous Driving Conditions With Snow Causing Low Visibility For Friday Commute
Chicagoans can visit chicagoshovels.org or a map of streets covered by the winter overnight parking ban and to view the city’s snow plows in real-time during a storm