Snow Removal

Snow Emergency Routes

We would like to review our snow removal policy. Whenever we receive 2 or more inches of snow, vehicles must be removed from the Snow Emergency Routes (PDF). These are marked by Snow Emergency Route signs. Vehicles not removed by their owners will be ticketed and towed from those signed areas. Plowing will be continuous until the snow stops and these streets are cleared curb to curb.
As soon as conditions permit, plowing will commence on East-West streets. Vehicles must be removed or, they too, will be ticketed and towed. Once the East-West streets have been plowed curb to curb, vehicles can again park on it.
Clearing Snow From the Road
As soon as all East-West streets have been plowed, vehicles must be moved from North-South streets, as they will be plowed next. Ticketing will begin on North-South streets 12 hours after plowing is completed on East-West streets.

District A

Snow removal in the downtown area District A is done at 11 p.m. We will alert the public when the decision has been made by the Police or Street Department through the local news media and by signs placed in District A. Vehicles parked in the downtown area (District A) will be ticketed and towed after 11 p.m.

Should you have any questions concerning snow removal contact the Mitchell Police Division at 605-995-8400 or check our frequently asked questions page. Whenever a snow emergency exists please listen to the local radio stations for current information concerning snow removal. Your cooperation in the snow removal process will make winter driving much easier and safer for us all.