Alternate Side Night Parking

From November 15 through March 15 of the following year, the City of La Crosse follows Alternate Side Night Parking Rules.

The City of La Crosse Municipal Code reads as follows:

Sec. 44-107. - Night parking alternate sides of street.

(a)  Between 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. from November 15 to March 15, vehicles shall be parked only on even numbered sides of streets on those nights when an even calendar date (after 12:00 midnight), and on odd numbered sides of streets on those nights with an odd calendar date (after 12:00 midnight), except as follows: 

(b)  Where parking is normally permitted only on one side of the street, vehicles may be parked on the permitted side every night. 

(c)  In the following block, vehicles may be parked on the designated side every night:
 
(1)  600 Avon Street and 700 Liberty Street, vehicles may be parked on the east side of the street. 

(2)  700 Avon Street and 800 Liberty Street, vehicles may be parked on the west side of the street. 

(3)  800 St. Cloud Street, vehicles may be parked on the north side of the street.

(4)  900 St. Cloud Street, vehicles may be parked on the south side of the street.

(5)  100 State Street, vehicles may be parked on the south side of the street.
 
(d)  Snow disposal period. The Director of Public Works may designate a snow disposal period for the duration of 48 hours. Notification of the snow disposal period shall be provided to the local news media and through the City of La Crosse public webpage. It shall be prima facie evidence of notification to any individual that said notification has been posted on the City of La Crosse public webpage seven hours prior to any snow disposal period. Failure to comply with a snow disposal period shall result in increased alternate side parking forfeitures as provided in section 44-1 and the Police Department may remove such vehicles either with its own facilities or by the employment of towing equipment from private contractors, and such vehicles may be ordered stored by the Police Department in any storage garage or rental parking ground.

Failure to follow the Alternate Side Night Parking rules results in the following citations:

Violation Type Within 10 Days 10 - 45 Days After 45 Days
Night Parking 1 - #1-2 Citations w/in 6 months $10.00 $20.00 $40.00
Night Parking 2 - #3-5 Citations w/in 6 months   $20.00 $40.00 $80.00
Night Parking 3 - #6+ Citations w/in 6 months $40.00 $80.00 $160.00

In the event of an Emergency Snow Disposal Period, notification shall be posted to the City of La Crosse website under "News and Announcements", on the Street Department Facebook page, and the information will also be provided to local news media.