Winter parking rules in effect
TheRegie de police de Memphremagog (RPM) would like to remind the population that the winter parking hours on their territory came into effect on November 1st and will continue until April 1st, 2015. Depending on the municipality, the new hours when parking on the roads is not allowed are: Magog, from midnight to 7:00 am; Orford, at all times; Austin, from 11:00 pm to 7:00 am; and Ste-Catherine de Hatley, parking is prohibited at all times except on GrandRue when it is prohibited from midnight to 7:00 am.
Police have been giving out warning notices since November 1st, however, if there is a snowfall or if a car owner parks his car on the street for a second time when not allowed, they $76.00. If a car parked on a road during the prohibited hours gets in the way of a snowplow, it could be towed away at the owner’s expense.