With a potentially significant snowstorm affecting our area this weekend, residents are advised to remain alert for a declared emergency situation.
In the event of a declared emergency situation, the Belleville Police Department will order removal of vehicles from designated Township emergency routes (which are listed below for reference) with notifications issued through the SwiftReach 911 system and Nixle system. Please click on the Swiftreach or Nixle hyperlinks for more information about registering for these emergency notification systems.
Following the issuance of an emergency decree, vehicles remaining on these designated emergency routes will be subject to ticketing and/or towing:
|Belleville’s Emergency Routes|
||Extent of Emergency Route
|Belmont Avenue||Entire Length|
|Chestnut Street||Passaic Ave. to Franklin Ave.|
|Division Avenue||Union Ave. to Passaic Ave.|
|Franklin Avenue||Entire Length|
|Franklin Street||Entire Length|
|Greylock Parkway||Entire Length|
|Harrison Street||Mill Street to Sanford Ave.|
|Holmes Street||Entire Length|
|Joralemon Street||Entire Length|
|Little Street||Main Street to Union Ave.|
|Magnolia Street||Entire Length|
|Main Street||Entire Length|
|Mill Street||Franklin Ave to Harrison St.|
|Mill Street||Main Street to Union Ave.|
|Newark Avenue||Entire Length|
|Passaic Avenue||Joralemon Street to Nutley Line|
|Sanford Avenue||Entire Length|
|Union Avenue||Entire Length|
|Washington Avenue||Entire Length|
The Township asks that residents try to clear snow from nearby fire hydrants, and if you need to use a generator please use it safely in an outdoor and well-ventilated area.
Should a Snow Emergency be declared, residents are advised to remain indoors and avoid driving unless absolutely necessary.
And please check on your elderly and/or disabled neighbors should they need any extra assistance during this period of time.