Winter Parking


  1. During the period from December 1st to March 31st, no person shall park a vehicle on any street in the city of South Milwaukee between the hours of 3:00 AM and 6:00 AM
  2. However, vehicles may be parked during such hours if a permit is obtained from the Police Department after the filing of an application and the payment of $30.00 per month permit fee, $20.00 if obtained after the 15th of the month, or $100.00 for a 4-month permit.   Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  Excluding Holidays and Holidays observed (November 24 - 25; December 23 - 26; December 30- January 2)
  3.  Any vehicle parked according to (1) or (2) above shall only be permitted to park on the EVEN numbered side of the street on those nights when the calendar date before midnight is even (N and W sides of the street are even) and on the ODD side of the street on those nights when the calendar date before midnight is odd (S and E sides of the street are odd), *Where parking is normally permitted only on one side of the street this section (3) shall not apply. 
    The Mayor, if after consulting with the Street Department, finds that due to snow, sleet, or freezing rain, the street must be plowed or salted, may declare a SNOW EMERGENCY, which will prohibit parking on any of the Arterial Streets as named in Section 28.12 of the Municipal Code.  Whenever such an emergency is declared, which will be announced on at least (3) radio stations (WTMJ, WISN,WOKY), it shall be unlawful to park any vehicle between the hours of 3:00 AM and 6:00 AM inclusive, or any of the Arterial Streets as mentioned above. 

Winter Parking Sign

If you are getting a new vehicle, please make sure you remove the permit from the old vehicle. The permit number may be updated with the new vehicle information. If you fail to remove the permit before you no longer have access to the vehicle the permit with NOT be replaced.

Winter Parking restrictions are enforced EVERY day, including Weekends. Make sure you are parking according to the date PRIOR to Midnight (not the current date if you are getting home after midnight).

 Copy of November 2022 Window Hours

(The above is only a summary of the Winter Parking Regulations set forth in the City of South Milwaukee, Ordinance No. 1927.  See Section 28.10 of the South Milwaukee Municipal Code for actual publication.)