Now that the snow has melted, it's time for spring cleaning.

April 1 marks the start of street-sweeping season.

Car owners should be on the lookout for the permanently posted signs designating weekly cleanings or the temporary parking restrictions posted the day before sweepers are scheduled to roll down the streets.

Click here for the street-sweeping schedule by ward to avoid a $60 ticket ($10 more than last year) for failing to move the parked vehicle for street cleaning.

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