CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WMBD) — As Central Illinois prepares for a pending storm, cities and towns are instituting parking bans to ensure that snow removal can be done effectively.

Check this list to see what the parking rules will be where you live.


The town of Normal issued a snow parking ban on all streets from 5 a.m. Wednesday morning through noon Thursday.

Residents without a driveway or garage may park their cars for free in the parking lots of
the Town’s parks, including but not limited to Anderson, Fairview, and Underwood.


The village of Bartonville has activated its emergency “no parking” ordinance throughout the village to allow for snow removal. All streets within the village are included and all vehicles must be removed from the roadway. This ban goes into effect at 9 p.m. and will be effective for 48 hours unless further stated.


Mackinaw will enact a village-wide parking band that will go into effect at 12:00 a.m. Wednesday morning and will end at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.


The City of Bloomington will enact a snow route parking ban beginning 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25 until further notice.

All of Downtown Bloomington is considered a snow route. The Market Street Garage will be free and open to the public as an alternative to street parking.


LeRoy will enact a parking ban on snow routes when 2 inches of snow has fallen, which is anticipated overnight Tuesday to Wednesday. The ban will remain in effect until announced otherwise.

A map of LeRoy’s designated snow routes can be found here.


Peoria’s ban on parking on snow routes is automatically in effect after 2 inches of snow falls. A map of the city’s snow routes can be found here.

This story will be updated.