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Ken-Ton, Lancaster lift winter parking restrictions effective immediately

The Town of Tonawanda, plus the villages of Kenmore and Lancaster have lifted winter parking restrictions due to a favorable weather forecast.

TONAWANDA, N.Y. — Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore residents can start parking their cars back on the street overnight effective immediately.

Tonawanda announced Friday a favorable weather forecast for March led to the decision.

However, as always, if a big snowstorm does take place, residents are asked to move their vehicles off the streets so the plows can do their job.

Kenmore Police also shared a similar statement on their social media on Friday.

"EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: Due to favorable weather forecasts the Village of Kenmore is lifting our overnight parking restrictions effective immediately. If we do get some measurable snow please use common sense and remove your vehicles from the street. Thank you. Please share!"

Lancaster mayor William Schroeder followed the other communities with an announcement on Friday night.

"Effective immediately the overnight winter parking ban is suspended for the Village of Lancaster. The ban is suspended but should a significant snow event be forecasted for our area the parking ban will be re-instated. The parking ban normally expires on April 1st of each year," he said in a press release.