- A snow emergency prohibits people from parking cars in the square.
It also prohibits people from parking on one side of any other
designated snow emergency route for the duration of the emergency. On
odd dates it is the odd side of the street, even dates the even side
of the street.
- Vehicles parked in violation can be ticketed and towed.
- The designation also allows the police to ticket people who get
stuck on Snow Emergency Routes whose vehicles do not have snow tires
- A snow emergency does not mean people cannot be out on the roads
and is not the same as a State of Emergency.
- A map showing snow emergency routes can be found here. Snow Emergency Route Map
In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with
Residents [and Businesses] in the borough, we have implemented Swiftreach
Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider.
Swift911™ in its simplest form is a system that makes phone
calls to specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing
important information. All the calls you receive will have the Caller ID of
Orwigsburg Borough or Orwigsburg Police Department.
If you are not receiving these calls, please fill out
the form by clicking on the image above and add or update your contact
You may also remove yourself from our lists, however this
and the website are the only ways to recieve emergency information related to