What is the odd / even parking ordinance (Alternate Parking)?

Seasonal Parking Rules, October 15 to April 15: To avoid being ticketed, please abide by the following rules when parking on all city streets, except streets posted “No Parking 3:00 am – 7:00 am.”

  • Park on the even-numbered side (north/west) of the street on even-numbered days.
  • Park on the odd-numbered side (south/east) of the street on odd-numbered days.
  • The change-over time is from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm; after 7:00 pm you need to be parked on the side of the street for the next day.
  • Parking is permitted on both sides of the street in areas posted "No Parking 3:00 am – 7:00 am."

Ensure that you are parked on the appropriate side of the street when restrictions go into effect October 15 - before you go to bed, think ahead! If you have questions please call (231) 723-2533.

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1. Where is the Police Department located and where do I park?
2. What are the Police Department's hours?
3. I was a victim of a crime and the suspect was arrested. How do I learn if the suspect is still in the jail?
4. I think the people living next to me are selling drugs. Who can I call?
5. How do I register a golf cart?
6. Are side-by-sides and ORV/ATVs legal in the City of Manistee?
7. How can I report blight?
8. How do I obtain a Personal Protection Order (PPO)?
9. I have some information on a crime that occurred several weeks ago that would probably help solve the case. Who do I call?
10. How do I add information to my police report?
11. Do individuals leave fingerprints on all items that are touched?
12. How long does it take for evidence to be analyzed?
13. Why is there an orange sticker on my vehicle?
14. Can I report an abandoned vehicle?
15. What is the odd / even parking ordinance (Alternate Parking)?
16. How do I get traffic enforcement in my neighborhood?
17. Do I (or someone I know) have a warrant?
18. Where do I pay my traffic or parking ticket?
19. Does my child need to be in a child seat?
20. How do I register a handgun?
21. I inherited a handgun and wish to sell it. How do I proceed?
22. How do I obtain a copy of an accident or incident report?
23. Do I have to have to have a license on my dog?
24. Does the Manistee City Police Department handle cat complaints?
25. If a complaint is made against an officer, are criminal charges dismissed?
26. Charges were not filed against the suspect in my case. Does this mean the officer was not diligent in their duties?
27. Doesn’t an officer have to read me my rights when they arrest me?
28. Do I need to come down to the Police Department to make a complaint against an employee?