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City Code prohibits vehicles from being parked on city streets during street maintenance, snow emergencies and more. 

  • Vehicles cannot be parked on a city street in excess of 24 continuous hours.
  • No vehicles are to be parked on grass.
  • It is unlawful to possess an inoperable or unlicensed vehicle. All vehicles need to display current tabs.
  • In the Central Business District, no parking is allowed from 2 to 6 a.m. any day of the year.

Find the city’s complete parking rules and regulations in City Code Chapter 71.

City of Shakopee Downtown Parking


Winter Parking Rules

(effective Nov. 1 – March 31)

From Nov. 1 to March 31, NO PARKING is allowed on any city street from 2 and 6 a.m. regardless of the day of the week, side of the street or the presence or absence of snow. Vehicles parked in violation of these rules shall be tagged and subject to towing, at the owner’s expense.

Man standing in front of snowplow

Odd/Even Exception

Odd/even parking rules apply, in the area bordered by:

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

In this area only, between 2 and 6 a.m. you may only park on:

  • Even-numbered side of the street on even-numbered days (Dec. 2, 4, 6, etc.)
  • Odd-numbered side of the street on odd-numbered days (Dec. 1, 3, 5, etc.)

Snow Emergency

A snow emergency is in effect:

  • After any snowfall of 2 or more inches
  • The city administrator can also declare one

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

During a snow emergency, parking restrictions are effective 24 hours a day until the snow has been plowed curb to curb on those public streets. Learn more about the city’s Snow Removal procedures.

Overnight Guests

Having guests who would like to park on the street overnight? Call the Police Department at (952) 233-9400 to request a parking variance.