KAWARTHA LAKES: As the seasons begin to change once again, residents are reminded that parking is not allowed on City streets between 11 p.m. And 6 a.m., from November 1st, 2016 to April 30th, 2017.
Parking is prohibited in the following downtown areas from 2am to 6am: in Lindsay on Kent St. W., from Lindsay St. to Victoria Ave.; in Bobcaygeon on Bolton St., from King St. to Canal St.; in Fenelon Falls on Colborne St., from Water St. to Bond St.;
on May St., from Water St. to Francis St.; on Francis St. W., from Colborne St. to May St.; and in Omemee on King St. from Queen St. to Sturgeon Rd.
Overnight parking in municipal parking lots is also prohibited, 11 p.m. to 6 a.m., from November 1st, 2016 to April 30th, 2017, by municipal by-law, unless covered by a permit in Lindsay.
“We thank the public for their cooperation in helping our snow plows get through, to clear the roads before peak traffic times,” explains Rod Porter, East Maintenance Area Manager.
“We will be actively monitoring the situation and responding on a complaint basis, to make people aware they can’t park on City streets overnight,” comments Aaron Sloan, Manager of Municipal Law Enforcement.
If a vehicle is left parked on a city street or in a municipal parking lot it may be impounded, in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act, and fines may be levied. The by-law is enforced by the Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and Officers of the Kawartha Lakes Police Service.
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