Winter Parking Ban
The Winter Parking Ban for the community of Essex and Essex Junction takes effect on December 1 of each year. It will stay in effect until the following April 1st.
Town of Essex Municipal Code
Section 7.20.050 Night Parking Hours Between December 1st & April 1st
- No person shall park or leave unattended a vehicle of any type on any street, town, road, alley, lane, park or public grounds in the Town of Essex and the Village of Essex Junction during the period of December 1st through April 1st of the next year between the hours of midnight and seven a.m.
- The parking or leaving of any vehicle in violation of this section is hereby declared to be a public nuisance. (Article 1 Section E if Ordinance Passed May 15, 1989)
Town of Essex Selectboard
Changes to Chapter 7.20.090 Violations deemed nuisance - Notice, towing and charges
Changes to Chapter 7.24.070 Redemption of towed and stored vehicles - Costs
The Selectboard of the Town of Essex hereby ordains that the following changes be made to the Municipal Code, Title 7, Vehicles and Traffic.
7.20.090 Violations Deemed Nuisance - Notice, Towing & Charges
F. A vehicle so towed away to a public garage under provisions of Chapters 7.04 through 7.20 of this title may be redeemed by the owner of the vehicle upon payment of all towing charges, storage charges or other expenses incurred in the moving of the vehicle, except that the charge of towing and storage for each vehicle shall not exceed an amount as established by the Town Manager. The operator of the commercial towing service may hold such vehicle until such charges have been paid.
7.24.070 Redemption of Towed & Stored Vehicles - Costs
Any vehicle so removed to storage under this chapter may be redeemed by the owner of the vehicle upon payment of all towing charges, storage charges or other expenses incurred in the moving of the vehicle, except that the charge of towing and storage for each vehicle shall not exceed an amount as established by the Town Manager. (Ordinance Passed May 15, 1989: Section 2 of Ordinance Passed February 27, 1978)
Adopted this 8th day of September, 2003, by the Essex Selectboard
Thomas E James, Chair
Jeffrey B. Carr, Vice Chair
Thomas W Torti, Clerk
Linda K. Meyers
Alan L. Nye
Those who have a disabled vehicle, or visitors, who have to park on the public highway during times of the parking ban are asked to check with the police department at 802-878-8331 for prior approval. Otherwise, they will be subject to the regulations.