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Metered parking restrictions to resume June 15 in City of Milwaukee

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Updated: 11:34 a.m. on June 15, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Parking meter enforcement is resuming in Milwaukee on June 15.

All parking enforcement was suspended on March 19 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Milwaukee Department of Public Works says as more and more businesses are reopening, the need for turnover in parking spots is growing.

DPW says the MKE Park app was recently updated further promoting contactless parking. The app allows people to pay and park without ever touching a meter.

“Touching things nowadays, with the pandemic, is a safety concern for a number of people so this is definitely a great option for people,” Milwaukee DPW spokesperson Brian DeNeve said.

Timed non-metered parking or daytime parking and night parking restrictions are not yet being enforced.

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Updated: 7:14 p.m. on June 12, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Department of Public Works has revised their previous announcement, now saying that they will not be resuming timed parking (non-metered) enforcement at this time.

Metered parking enforcement will still resume in the City of Milwaukee on June 15, however non-metered restrictions including daytime parking permits will not take effect until a later date that is yet to be determined.

The daytime permits that will not begin enforcement include commuter impacted residential area day parking permits, resident-only parking permits, and residential non-conforming use day parking permits.

Alternate-side parking and night parking permits will not be enforced until a later date.

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Posted: 8:02 p.m. on June 10, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Department of Public Works announced Wednesday that the enforcement of all timed and metered parking restrictions in the City of Milwaukee will resume on Monday, June 15.

The city suspended parking restrictions on March 19 to accommodate residents who were home and businesses pausing operations due to COVID-19.

DPW says as businesses have begun to reopen, the need for parking has increased.

Alternate side-parking and night parking permits will not be enforced until a later date that is yet to be determined.


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