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Snow Routes and Ordinances

Snow Routes and Ordinances Automatic Notification Options

Automatic City Snow Route and Odd/Even Parking Notifications can be signed up for on the City of Des Moines website.  The notifications will tell you when snow routes and residential streets are scheduled to be plowed. Flyer showing how Odd/Even Snow Routes and Ordinances work in Drake neighborhood.  To receive direct Snow Removal Notifications subscribe to one or more of the following:

Email:  Click here to subscribe to email notifications or type in  
If you wish to know when parking is prohibited on city streets, choose "Snow-Snow Route & Residential Streets". 

If you wish to receive emails when parking is allowed on the odd or even side of the street, where permitted,  choose "Snow - Odd/Even Parking Notifications". 

Once  your request has been submitted, a confirmation email will be sent to your email address. To complete the process  click on "Confirm Subscriptions" link in the email. 

If you want to know when parking is prohibited on residential streets, text DMSNOW to 96000

If you want to receive text messages including notification of the parking requirements in the Odd/Even Side Snow Parking Zones, textDMODDSNOW to 96000

NOTE: Standard text messaging rates apply.  

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