Sidewalk Snow and Ice Removal

 

CODE OF ORDINANCES City of HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS

ARTICLE III.  SIDEWALKS

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 78-141.  Removal of snow and ice.

(a)   No owner or person in control of an estate abutting upon any street, lane, court, or square within the city where there is a sidewalk shall place or suffer to remain for more than 24 hours any snow upon such sidewalk, or any ice upon such sidewalk unless such ice is made even and covered with sand, sawdust, ashes or other suitable material to prevent slipping; nor shall any person place any ice or snow onto other private property or public ways. This section shall apply to snow or ice which may have fallen from any building upon such sidewalk and to snow which may have accumulated upon such sidewalk by drifting, and to ice formed from water running or accumulating upon such sidewalk.

(b)   On all portions of streets on which parking meters are installed, all snow and ice shall be removed from the entire width of the sidewalk within eight hours after the cessation of any snowstorm.

(Code 1972, § 18-15)

State law references:  Removal of snow from sidewalks, M.G.L.A. c. 85, § 5, M.G.L.A. c. 40, § 21(2)–(4). 

 


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