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Snow and Ice on Sidewalks

It is the responsibility of property owners to remove snow, ice and slush within 24 hours after the snow has stopped falling.

18.8-302.3.3. Snow removal generally.  The owner of any premises other than a one- or two-family dwelling unit, or agent thereof, shall remove from sidewalk and sidewalk areas snow, ice, or slush within 24 hours of the end of any snow fall or ice storm. For purposes of enforcement of this section 302.3.3, “sidewalk” means that portion of a street between the curb lines or the lateral lines of a roadway and the adjacent property lines intended for the use of pedestrians. It also includes all other walkways where ever they may be located on the property, exterior stairs, driveways, parking spaces and similar areas.

302.3.3.1. Snow removal for one- or two-family dwelling units.  The occupant, or if none, the owner of any one- or two-family dwelling unit shall remove from sidewalks, snow, ice, or slush within 24 hours of the end of any snow fall or ice storm. For purposes of enforcement this section 302.3.3.1, “sidewalk” means that portion of a street between the curb lines or the lateral lines of a roadway and the adjacent property lines intended for the use of pedestrians.

For more information, contact the Code Enforcement Division, 720-898-7465.

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