Parking Restrictions

General Information

No parking on any city street from:
  • November 1 - April 1, 2AM - 7AM Daily
  • Anytime there is a snowfall of more than two inches, until the road has been cleared.
  • For more than 48 consecutive hours at any time of year.
Parking restrictions in the City of Blaine are enforced by ordinance; Chapter 82 entitled Traffic and Vehicles, Sec. 82-151 and Sec. 82-152.

General Parking in Public Right-of-Way

Sec. 82-151 states: No owner of any vehicle or person in charge of any vehicle shall park or permit such vehicle to stand upon any highway, street, or alley in the city for more than 48 consecutive hours at any time.

From November 1 to April 1, no person shall park or permit to be parked any vehicle on any highway, street, or alley between the hours of 2AM and 7AM without an emergency parking permit issued by the police department. Any vehicle parked in violation of this section may be removed as provided by section 82-61. The term "highway, street, or alley" shall be construed to mean the entire width of the right-of-way.

Emergency Parking Permits

Emergency overnight parking permits are available by contacting the Blaine Police Department.

Parking During Snowfall 

Sec. 82-152 states: It shall be unlawful to park or permit to be parked, or to continue to park or permit to stand, any vehicle upon any street after two inches or more of snowfall, until such time as the snow has been plowed from the street, curb to curb.