In order to perform necessary and ongoing street maintenance activities such as sweeping, catch basin cleaning, snow plowing, and removal, the city has instituted overnight parking restrictions.
On the Peninsula Which Includes Downtown and also nathan clifford area
STREET MAINTENANCE PARKING RESTRICTIONS BY AREA These restrictions are in effect from October 1st thru May 31st, except for area 3, The Old Port, where they are enforced year round.
On the peninsula and the downtown area of Portland, overnight parking is specified by street signs. Street maintenance such as sweeping, catch basin cleaning, snow removal, etc., is normally done during this time (12:01 a.m. to 7 a.m.) Look for the red and white signs posted every 250' to avoid being ticketed and/or towed. Note:The exception being from 10:00AM a.m. 2:00PM Tuesdays on the East End, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays, in parts of the Parkside and Bayside Neighborhoods. Please, look for the red and white signs posted every 250'.