Sec. 35-6. Removal of snow, sleet and ice from sidewalks, etc.
It shall be the duty of the occupant of every house or lot which abuts upon a sidewalk or footway of stone, brick or wood to have all snow removed from such sidewalk or footway within four (4) hours after same shall have ceased falling, unless such snow shall have fallen during the night, in which case, it shall be removed by 12:00 noon the day following. The same requirements shall exist with respect to ice or sleet on sidewalks or footways, except that the same, when it cannot be removed without injury to the sidewalk or footway, shall be covered, within the period of time specified, with sand, ashes or some other substance which will render it safe for travel. Whenever any house or lot is unoccupied, it shall be the duty of the owner, or the agent of the owner thereof, to have the snow or ice removed from his sidewalk or footway, as above required of occupants. The penalty for each violation of this section shall be five dollars ($5.00), and every six (6) hours that such snow or ice is allowed to remain in violation of this section shall be held to be a separate offense. For the purpose of this section the hereinafter designated officials shall be deemed the occupants of the buildings and grounds as hereinafter mentioned and shall be liable to the above-mentioned penalty. (Code 1959, § 30-15)
Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM