Due to the impending winter storm and the amount of snow that is anticipated to accumulate over a short period of time, the City of York has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY beginning on Wednesday, December 16th at 8:00 a.m. This is a precautionary measure based off of information received from the National Weather Service. Declaration of a snow emergency allows us to clear the roads for residents and motorists and also allows us to be eligible for potential state and federal reimbursement for damage sustained during the storm. Mayor Michael R. Helfrich reminds residents of the City of York that live along a snow emergency route to move their vehicles.
Vehicles MUST be removed from the following streets by 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday 12/16:
MARKET STREET, CITY LIMIT TO CITY LIMIT
PHILADELPHIA STREET, CITY LIMIT TO CARLISLE AVE.
QUEEN STREET, CITY LIMIT TO ARCH STREET
GEORGE STREET, CITY LIMIT TO CITY LIMIT
PRINCESS STREET, CITY LIMIT TO CITY LIMIT
DUKE STREET, JACKSON STREET TO NORTH STREET
WEST KING STREET, SOUTH BEAVER STREET TO SOUTH GEORGE STREETS
BEAVER STREET, NORTH STREET TO WEST COLLEGE AVENUE
All vehicles must be removed from SNOW EMERGENCY ROUTES by 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16th. If vehicles are not removed by the date and time ordered above, they will be cited and towed. If your vehicle has not been removed and has been towed, you will need to contact the York City Police Department front desk (717-324-2168) for more information.
Free parking is available for residents affected by the parking bans at the City’s parking garages and lots. Vehicles must be removed from garages and lots by 8:00 a.m. on Friday, December 18th.
City Parking Garages – King Street Garage, Philadelphia Street Garage, Market Street Garage
Lot # 2 – 300 block West King Street
Lot # 3 – 150 South Duke Street
Lot #3A – Newton & Howard
Lot # 7 – 600 block West Mason Avenue
Lot # 11 – Duke and Princess Street
Lot # 12 – 700 block East Mason Avenue
Lot #14 – Penn and St. Paul Streets
Lot # 17 – 200 block West Market Street rear (Mason Avenue)
Lafayette Plaza – 200 W. Philadelphia Street
Mayor Helfrich asks for the cooperation of all residents in moving their vehicles so city crews can plow snow in an effective manner.
Please stay tuned to social media, newspaper outlets and radio/television stations for the announcement of removal of the snow emergency.