City of Northfield Declares Snow Emergency

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Date:   December 1, 2018


SUBJECT: Snow Emergency


Date Snow Emergency is declared: 12/01/2018

Date residential streets will be plowed: 12/01/2018 & 12/02/2018

Date all downtown parking lots except 5th & Washington Street are closed: 12/02/2018

Date of downtown snow removal: 12/03/2018

Date 5th & Washington Street lot is closed: 12/03/2018

Length of Snow Emergency: 72 hours


The Public Works Department has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY for the City of Northfield.  The snow emergency will start on the date above and will continue until the streets are plowed curb-to-curb after the weather system has passed. 


During the emergency there is NO PARKING OR TRASH/RECYCLING CANS ALLOWED ON CITY STREETS.  Vehicles parked on the street will be ticketed with the potential of being towed during a snow emergency.


When the lots are scheduled for plowing there is “No Parking Allowed from 2:00 AM till 6:00AM” All downtown parking lot permit holders must park in the proper lots during the event.


The 5th & Washington Street lot will be closed during the downtown snow removal, which is currently scheduled for the morning outlined above.  During the downtown snow removal, permit holders who normally park in the 5th and Washington Street lot should park in another downtown parking lot.


When a snow emergency is declared you may not park on a City of Northfield Street until it is plowed curb-to-curb and weather system has passed.


For updated information call the City of Northfield parking hotline at 507-645-3080 or check the City of Northfield web site at