The City of Evanston’s Public Works Agency will begin 2017 street cleaning operations on Wednesday, March 1. Street cleaning will run through Friday, December 15, weather permitting.

New parking signage installed in 2016 indicates the specific days and times that parking restrictions will be in place on each street (i.e. First Thursday of the Month, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Signs are posted at the beginning and end of each block. The 2017 street cleaning map and schedule can be found at

In addition to the parking signage, the City offers courtesy text message and email notifications to remind residents to move their vehicles prior to street cleaning. Residents can sign up for parking notifications for their street cleaning zone by visiting, or by calling/texting 847-448-4311.

Parking is prohibited only on the sides and dates indicated on the street signs. Parking will be prohibited as indicated and residents are reminded to always check the street signs before parking their cars.Additional fall street cleaning operations will take place in November and December to allow Public Works crews to collect fallen leaves and debris. Dates when voluntary parking compliance is requested can be found in the schedule online, or by calling/texting 847-448-4311.

The City reminds community members that blowing or raking leaves into the street is a nuisance, and can cause flooding and block sewers. Violators will be fined. 

For questions about street cleaning or assistance signing up for text/email notifications, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.