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Posted on: February 17, 2021


Snow Emergency Spotlight

Snow Emergency in Effect 

Beginning at 10:00 pm on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 and Ending at 10:00 pm on Thursday,  February 18, 2021

In response to the anticipated serious weather approaching the area; The Mayor’s Office of the Borough of Phoenixville is issuing a Snow Emergency declaration in accordance with Title 35 and the Borough Emergency Operations Plan.  In accordance with these plans, the Mayor directs the Police Department and Parking Enforcement to ensure vehicles are removed from Snow Emergency Routes, up to and including towing of private vehicles.

The Mayor of Phoenixville hereby further directs the Office of Emergency Management to coordinate safety and welfare operations with the Mayor’s Office, Borough Council, Fire, EMS, Chester County DES, and the Police Department. 

Borough Officials will be reviewing and assessing upcoming weather forecasts.  A Snow Emergency is declared when forecasted or actual conditions warrant removal of private vehicles from roadways, including Snow Emergency Routes for the safety and good order of the Borough, its residents, businesses and visitors.

Residents are reminded that vehicles should be removed from snow emergency routes prior to the enactment of this declaration.   Failure to remove your vehicles may result in ticketing, towing, or the possibility of having your vehicle ‘plowed in.’ Off-street parking is available at a number of parking lots throughout the Borough.

Residents requiring special assistance should contact the Phoenixville Borough Police Department at 610-935-2440 to request assistance.  

Residents are further reminded that power outages can be reported to PECO at 800-841-4141 or via their website at  Should outages occur, residents are strongly encouraged to refrain from the usage of space heaters, stoves and other non-conventional heating methods.  Documented dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning include illness and/or death, and can occur quickly.

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