I need to talk to Mayor Rosalynn Bliss about getting a street named after me for all the money I've given the city over the years for parking tickets.

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If you don't want to be like me and throw away your hard-earned money then you need to pay attention. Starting on Tuesday, November 1st, 2022 Seasonal Parking Restrictions are back in Grand Rapids.

When Is Seasonal Parking In Grand Rapids?

Seasonal Parking Restrictions in Grand Rapids are in effect from 12:01 AM on November 1 of each year to 11:59 PM on April 1 of the following year.

How Does Odd-Even Parking Work In Grand Rapids?

Credit: The City of Grand Rapids via Facebook
Credit: The City of Grand Rapids via Facebook
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  • On odd dates between 1:00 AM and 6:00 PM, drivers will park on the side of the street with odd addresses. Parking is prohibited on the even-numbered side of the street.
  • For seven hours each night between 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM, you can park on either side of the street. Just make sure to move your vehicle to the side of the road matching the next day’s date by 1:00 AM.
  • On an even date between 1:00 AM and 6:00 PM, park on the side of the street with even addresses. Parking is prohibited on the odd-numbered side of the street.

What Is The Reason For Seasonal Parking In Grand Rapids?

The City of Grand Rapids says seasonal parking restrictions allow them to sweep and plow the streets during the fall and winter months. It also helps prevent the city's streets from becoming flooded in the winter due to clogged catch basins. Additionally, it helps emergency vehicles access neighborhoods during heavy snow seasons.

Credit: The City of Grand Rapids via Facebook
Credit: The City of Grand Rapids via Facebook
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What Side Do You Park On If There Are Two Odd Dates In A Row?

For example, this will happen from Saturday, December 31st, 2022 into Sunday, January 1st, 2023. According to The City of Grand Rapids, your vehicle needs to be on the odd side of the street two nights in a row if you park in an area where odd-even parking rules are in place.

Can I Request Seasonal Parking On My Street In Grand Rapids?

Yes, you can petition The City of Grand Rapids to add odd/even or one-side winter parking restrictions to your street by clicking here.

You Can Report Seasonal Parking Violations

If you're dealing with someone on your street not following the rules, you can contact the City of Grand Rapids and let them know by clicking here.

You Can View Which Streets In Grand Rapids Have Seasonal Parking Restrictions

The city of Grand Rapids has an interactive map that allows you to zoom in and out to see which streets have seasonal parking restrictions.

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Still Have More Questions About Seasonal Parking Restrictions?

You can get more information about odd-even and one-side seasonal parking restrictions in Grand Rapids by clicking here.

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