This notice is for all motorists that park on any street or road or in the municipal parking lot after hours in Damariscotta. The winter season is upon us. In accordance with the town of Damariscotta’s Traffic and Parking Ordinance, Article 1.17 Winter Parking, parking is prohibited on any street, road, or municipal parking lot from Nov. 15 to April 15 between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m.
The town of Damariscotta has designated the area of the municipal parking lot behind Stars Fine Jewelry (not up against the buildings) as “short-term snowstorm parking.” This area is designed to give downtown residents a place to park during snow-plowing and snow removal. It is for temporary short-term use only. One will be expected to move one’s vehicle by 7 a.m. sharp the day after the storm or one’s vehicle will be towed. The town will place signs marking the exact area to park in. Any vehicle found in violation may be removed at the owner’s expense.
The Damariscotta Police Department would like to help prevent vehicles from being ticketed and towed. Local residents are asked to please take a moment to stop by the police department and fill out a form with vehicle and contact information and the department will try to contact the owner of the vehicle before having it towed.
For more information, call 563-1909 or 563-5168.