Snow Emergencies

***City of Grinnell Snow Emergency Hotline: 641-236-9427***


Anytime a snow emergency has been called for the City of Grinnell people may call the snow emergency hotline number at 641-236-9427. There is a recorded message that will let residents know if the snow emergency is in effect for the City of Grinnell.

When a snow emergency has been declared, parking is prohibited on city streets or alleys until the emergency has expired or the snow has stopped and the entire width of the street has been cleared. 

In city parking lots, vehicles without a current city parking permit need to be removed from the lot during a snow emergency. 

Please be advised that vehicles parked on the street, alley, or city lot (without a permit) during a snow emergency may be towed at the owner's expense.