Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls 

The Public Works Street Division declared a snow alert beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2022. Plowing of emergency snow routes began Monday, January 2, 2023, and will continue until routes are clear. All vehicles parked on emergency snow routes are subject to ticketing and towing. Zone specific information will be released later when the snow tappers off.  

Ticketing and Towing: Any vehicle parked in violation of the snow removal ordinances may be ticketed and/or towed after streets have been cleared. 

Residents are asked to check for up-to-date snow information as well as sign up for email/text snow alert notifications by texting SNOWALERT to 888777, or visiting our website to sign up for email notifications. 

If you are unsure what snow zone you are in, or where the zone boundaries are located, use our online interactive map, which allows you to pinpoint your zone by address. This is available at

You may subscribe to email snow alert notifications at

Text message alerts are also available by texting SNOWALERT to 888-777. 

Snow alerts and updates also will be communicated via Twitter and Facebook. Follow us at On Facebook you can “like” us at 

Property owners are reminded that the City of Sioux Falls requires all public sidewalks cleared of ice and snow within 48 hours after completion of each snow or ice accumulation. Sidewalks at intersections or crosswalks shall also be cleared to the street—City Ordinance, Section 96.100. Call 978-6900 during normal business hours, or leave a voice message after hours or on weekends, to report violations. 

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