Winter parking rules now in effect for much of southeast Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- As of Friday, December 1 many communities across southeast Wisconsin now need to follow winter parking rules.

The City of Milwaukee has done away with the 4" rule this year and instead the DPW will issue a "DPW Operation". During a DPW Operation city residents must park their cars on the even side of the street on even days and the odd side of the street on odd days from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the next day. 

Residents can sign up to receive Snow Mobile text and email messages alerting them when a DPW Operation is called or a Snow Emergency is declared. To sign up, go to

In Port Washington, cars are not allowed to park on the street from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. until April 1 regardless of if there is snow on the ground or not. If you have overnight guests or need to park on the street you must call the Port Washington Police Department to get permission.

In Franklin, until April 1 you are not allowed to park on any city street between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Sundays. To request Winter Night Parking Permission, you must call the Franklin Police Department at 414-425-2522. Please have your license plate, contact phone number, and the location the vehicle will be parked at readily available.

In Muskego, until April 1 there is no parking on city streets between 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. without permission.

In Saukville, you can only park for less than 30 minutes on streets between 2 a.m. to 7 a.m.

In Hartford, cars may not be parked on the street from 3 a.m. until 6 a.m.

In Cedarburg, cars may not park for longer than 30 minutes on city streets from 2 a.m. until 6 a.m.

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