Chicago Winter Overnight Parking Ban

Chicago’s annual overnight street parking ban starts today, December 1. Whether or not there’s snow, parking is banned from 3 to 7 a.m. from Dec. 1 to March 31 on more than 100 miles of main streets where permanent no-parking signs are posted. Look for these signs.

Chicago Winter Overnight Parking Ban

On some side streets, there’s a separate overnight parking ban in effect when we get at least 2 inches of snow. Look for these signs.

Chicago Winter Overnight Parking Ban

Click here to see an interactive map of overnight parking restrictions.

Here’s a list of streets for the overnight parking ban. Again, this is in effect December 1 to April 1, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

STREET FROM TO
MADISON AVE CANAL STREET DES PLAINES AVE.
STATE STREET 600 SOUTH 2200 SOUTH
CERMAK ROAD STATE STREET M L KING DRIVE
MLK DRIVE 2600 SOUTH 5500 SOUTH
MIDWAY PLAISANCE COTTAGE GROVE DORCHESTER
COTTAGE GROVE MIDWAY PLAISANCE 103RD STREET
TORRENCE AVE. 106TH STREET 103RD STREET
106TH STREET TORRENCE AVE. STATE LINE ROAD
ARCHER AVE. STATE STREET HARLEM AVE.
KEDZIE AVE. JACKSON BLVD. 8700 SOUTH
79TH STREET CICERO AVE. SOUTH SHORE DRIVE
103RD STREET PULASKI RD. TORRENCE AVE.
MILWAUKEE AVE CENTRAL AVE. 400 NORTH
KEDZIE AVE MONTROSE AVE. IRVING PARK RD.
DEVON AVE. BROADWAY CLARK STREET
CLARK STREET DEVON AVE. HOWARD STREET
FOSTER AVE. ASHLAND AVE. CLARK STREET
FOSTER AVE. ASHLAND AVE. 5430 WEST
CENTRAL AVE BRYN MAWR AVE. FULLERTON AVE.
DIVISION STREET LA SALLE STREET AUSTIN AVE.
MADISON AVE. AUSTIN AVE. HALSTED STREET
CENTRAL AVE. EISENHOWER EXPWY FULLERTON AVE.

 

If you don’t follow the signs, your car will be ticketed and towed. The impound lots are located at 701 North Sacramento Avenue on the Northwest Side and at 10301 South Doty Avenue on the South Side. You can call 311 to find out where your car was towed.

Need a place to store your car this winter? Check out our Chicago monthly parking page.

Click here to get all of the information from the City of Chicago.