Snow Clearing | City of St. John's

Snow Clearing

Snow Clearing

Plow Clearing SnowOn average, St. John’s receives 335 cm of snow each year. In the winter of 2000-2001 we measured our greatest total snowfall of 648 cm.

The City of St. John's budgets approximately $15 million each year for snow clearing and ice control operations. 

The Winter On-Street Parking Ban usually begins the first Wednesday after New Year’s Day. In 2018 this ban came into effect at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 and was rescinded on Monday, March 26.

Once implemented, the ban is in effect daily from 12:30 to 7:30 a.m. regardless of weather or street conditions. The ban is lifted in the early spring.