SNOW REMOVAL ORDINANCE

To ensure a walkable community and to keep public sidewalks safe, all property owners are required by city ordinance to maintain snow removal from their adjacent public sidewalks to avoid municipal infractions of fines and penalties. For more information please see Sec. 78-80. Snow removal of the City of Brighton Code of Ordinance.


Sec. 78-80. Snow removal.

Whenever any snow shall fall or drift on or across any sidewalk, the owner or occupant of the lot, building or other premises adjacent to or abutting upon the sidewalk, shall remove such snow or cause the same to be removed within periods of time herein limited:

(1)  Snow that has accumulated in or during the nighttime shall be removed by 6:00 p.m. of the day thereof;
(2)  Snow falling or drifting during the day shall be removed before 12:00 noon of the following day.
(Code 1981, § 44.5)