MONTCLAIR, NJ - Due to the impending snow storm, the Montclair Office of Emergency Management has declared a state of emergency, effective midnight tonight. The declaration was made to support snow removal and see to any emergencies caused by snow and high winds.

Non-essential travel and on-street parking will be prohibited for all vehicles for the duration of the state of emergency.

Under a state of emergency, vehicles will be permitted to park in municipal lots and decks free of charge beginning at 8:00 p.m. this evening.

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Vehicle owners who park in a municipal lot or deck before 8:00 p.m. this evening will incur full charges for time parked prior to 8:00 p.m.

Once the state of emergency is lifted, those who parked in municipal lots and decks will have 12 hours to remove their vehicles.

Refuse, recycling and bulk waste collections have been suspended for Wednesday, March 7.