Snow Regulations


The Aberdeen Township Police Department reminds all residents that parking is prohibited on township streets during a snowfall and until such time that streets are sufficiently plowed.  Unoccupied vehicles in violation of the ordinance are subject to a summons and removal by police.

Prohibited Parking Locations

Parking is prohibited at the following after snowfall:

  • Strathmore
  • Heather Glen
  • Santa Fe Junction
  • The Orchards at Aberdeen

Alternate Side Parking

If snow falls on an even day, parking is permitted on the odd-numbered side of the street.  If snow falls on an odd day, parking is permitted on the even-numbered side of the street:

  • Cliffwood
  • Cliffwood Beach
  • Oakshades
  • River Gardens
  • Train station area
  • High school area
  • Freneau/Woodfield area

Some streets in these areas are subject to full parking prohibition during a snowfall.  Check street signs for confirmation.

Prohibiting the Deposit of Snow, Ice, Brush in Streets

Per Ordinance 3-2.10:

It shall be unlawful for any owner or tenant in the removal of snow or ice or in the cutting and removing of vegetation, brush or tree growth, to deposit the same or cause the same to be deposited between the curb lines of the public street.  It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit snow or ice, whether removed from any driveway, parking area, sidewalk area or any privately-owned property upon any street with the Township.

Snow Removal from Sidewalks

  • Residential Lots - In Aberdeen Township, it is the responsibility of the owner of any residential lot to remove all snow and ice from the sidewalk area in front of or bordering the lot within 24 hours of the end of the storm event. The sidewalk area should be cleared to a width of at least three feet. 
  • Non-Residential Lots - For non-residential lots abutting or bordering on the sidewalks of a public street, the property owner or operator is required to remove all snow and ice from the sidewalk area in front of or bordering the site within 12 hours of the cessation of the storm.

If the property owner or operator fails to or refuses to clean the areas in the time frames provided, the Township has the power to remove the snow or ice and bill the associated costs to the owner.  

For complete details on Aberdeen’s snow removal ordinance, view Ordinance 15-2015 (PDF)