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Sidewalks Covered With Snow And Ice Need To Be Cleared

Sidewalks Covered With Snow And Ice Need To Be Cleared

(CIncinnati) Here are the ordinances pertaining to snow removal in the City of Cincinnati. Offenders may face a $25 fine if in violation.

  

Sec. 723-57. Removal of Snow.permanent link to this piece of content

The owner, occupant or other person having the care of any building premises or unimproved lot of land abutting any street where there is a graded sidewalk or a sidewalk graded and paved, shall, within the first four hours after daylight after the ceasing to fall of any snow, cause the same to be removed from the paved or traveled part of such sidewalk. The provisions of this section shall also apply to the falling of snow or ice from any building onto a sidewalk.

Snow or ice shall not be moved into the gutter when the gutter has been previously cleaned, and in no event shall snow or ice from any area other than the pedestrian walk be moved into the gutter.

(C.O. 702-33; renumbered to C.M.C. 723-57, eff. Jan. 1, 1972)

Cross reference— Penalty, § 723-99-I.

Sec. 723-59. Ice on Sidewalks.permanent link to this piece of content

Whenever a sidewalk or any part thereof along any building premises or unimproved lot of land shall be encumbered with ice, the owner, occupant or other person having the care of such premises or lot shall cause such sidewalk to be made safe and convenient by removing the ice therefrom, or by covering the sidewalk with sand or other suitable substance.

 

Failure to comply with the provisions of this section for a period of more than two hours during the daytime shall subject such owner, occupant or person in charge to the penalty provided for violation of this section.

(C.O. 702-34; renumbered to C.M.C. 723-59, eff. Jan. 1, 1972)

Cross reference— Penalty, § 723-99-I.

 

Sec. 723-99-I. Violation of Section 723-57 or 723-59.permanent link to this piece of content

 

Whoever violates any provision of Section 723-57 or 723-59 shall be fined not more than $25.

 

(C.O. 702-50g; renumbered to C.M.C. 723-99-I, eff. Jan. 1, 1972; a. Ord. No. 248-1980, eff. June 30, 1981; a. Ord. No. 363-2009, § 1, eff. Jan. 16, 2010)

 

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