[Adopted 12-26-1911 as Art. III, Sec. 6, of the Code of 1911]
It shall be the duty of every owner or occupant of any house or other building and of every owner of any vacant lot to keep the sidewalks in front of the premises owned or occupied by him clear and clean from snow, ice and dirt.
Snow and ice shall be removed from such sidewalks for the whole width thereof within six hours after every fall of snow which shall cease in the daytime and before 12:00 noon of the day after any fall of snow which may come in the nighttime.
In case such owner or occupant shall not comply with the provisions of this article and shall not keep the sidewalks free from ice and snow as required in this article, the Commissioner of Public Works may cause such work to be done and may cause such ice and snow to be removed.
The Commissioner of Public Works shall file with the City Clerk a certificate of the expense of such work, together with a description of the property in front of which the work was done. The City Clerk shall file this certificate with the City Council at the next regular meeting thereon.