The Department of Public Works reminds residents of how the Village removes snow from Village streets.
Public Works is responsible for 72 miles of roadway located within the Park Forest corporate limits, and clearing all streets can take some time. All public streets are plowed in order of most traveled streets to less traveled streets. Residents in some parts of Park Forest may be part of homeowners associations or cooperatives who hold contracts with outside companies for snow and ice removal.
Snow Route Parking Ban
Per Resolution, no parking on designated “Snow Route” streets at any time there has been an accumulation of two (2) inches or more of ice and/or snow. This ban remains in effect until the accumulation of ice and/or snow has been removed.
While not required by ordinance on streets not designated as snow routes, it greatly assists the Department of Public Works in plowing after snowfall and assist public safety in quickly reaching residents if vehicles are removed from side streets during heavy snowfall.