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Fall River Parking Ban set for Wednesday



Fall River, MA – Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II announces a citywide parking ban, which will go into effect beginning Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm until further notice.


Motorists are reminded that when a parking ban is in effect, parking is allowed on the north side of all city streets that run east and west and that parking is allowed on the west side of all streets that run north and south.   In most cases this means no parking on the fire hydrant side.


Motorist are asked to participate in the parking ban to allow emergency vehicles, including police, fire and medical, clear access to all streets while allowing better access to snow plows for cleaner and safer streets.


Parking is not allowed within 20 feet of a corner to allow access for snow removing vehicles.  Parking allowed, unless posted, on both sides of any street that is divided by a traffic median, but parking against the median is prohibited.


If any vehicle is in violation of the parking ban and must be towed to clear streets for plows or emergency vehicles, the owner must call the Fall River Police Department at (508) 324-2801, for the location of the towed vehicle.  All towing fees must be paid to the respective tow company prior to release of the stored vehicle.




Please call the following numbers with all and any questions or concerns regarding the snow storm/parking ban:


Mayor’s Office:                     508-324-2600



Snow Storm Station:             508-324-2801



DPW OFFICE:                     508-324-2761



TRAFFIC DEPT.:                508-324-2577 


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