Guelph, Ont. January 18, 2016 – A residential plow out is scheduled to start tonight at about 11 p.m. and will continue until all roads are plowed.
To accommodate the plow out, residents are asked to move parked cars off streets to allow plows to pass.
The City reminds residents of the following to stay safe during the winter season:
Allow for extra commute times and drive according to road conditions.
Please be patient with sidewalk clearing operations. If you’re able, please help clear sidewalks near your property. Seniors and residents with a physical disability who require assistance shoveling can call Snow Angels at 519-822-1155.
Keep fire hydrants clear of snow.
Do not place waste on top of snow banks or on the road as these pose obstacles to the City’s snow clearing operations. Instead shovel a spot for your carts or bags, or place them in the driveway five to six feet back from the road.
Help keep storm drains and catch basins clear to prevent flooding.
Get parking information at guelph.ca/how-can-we-help-you/residential-parking-enforcement/.
The City’s winter maintenance service helps ensure community safety every day, and in the event of extreme weather.
Continue to check guelph.ca, Facebook and Twitter for updates about City services that might be affected by the weather including transit, solid waste pick up, and others.
Update as of 8:30pm for those with no driveways and permissible on street parking:
We’re hoping that people have asked to make arrangements with neighbours. If that doesn’t work, local schools and commercial property (ie. Shopping areas).
Finally, if you arrange with Bylaw, we can let them park in city lots as a last resort – you just need to have your cars out before permit holders arrive the next day.
In the meantime, we allow those who have permissable overnight parking to remain on the street and we clear those streets later.