The city of Defiance has issued a parking ban beginning at 11 p.m. today and ending at 7 a.m. Wednesday.
To facilitate the movement of traffic and permit efficient snow removal operations, parking is prohibited on the following downtown streets:
Those streets include: Jackson Avenue and Perry Street between First and Fifth streets; Clinton Street between Fort and Arabella streets; Wayne Avenue between Fort and Fifth streets; First Street between Wayne and Jackson avenues; Second, Third and Fifth streets between Jefferson and Jackson avenues; and Fourth Street between Jefferson Avenue and Perry Street.
Any vehicle parked on a designated street after 11 p.m. today will be removed and impounded at the owner's expense and the owner will be subject to a fine of $25. The city will reassess the situation and a subsequent parking ban may be called for the removal of additional snow as needed.