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Town of Rock Hall, MD
Kent County
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All owners and persons in possession of any land or premises situated on any street within the Town where sidewalks are laid shall remove the snow or ice therefrom, the entire length thereof, for a width of at least four feet and may deposit the same along the remaining portion of such sidewalk nearest the curb within six hours after it has ceased falling, unless the same shall have fallen between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., in which case it shall be removed before 2:00 p.m.
[Amended 5-5-1994 by Ord. No. 94-4]
Violations of this article shall be punishable as a municipal infraction. Violators shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $100. Repeat offenders may be assessed a fine not to exceed $200 for each offense.
The cost of any removal of snow or ice incurred by the Town pursuant to this article shall be a debt of the owner of the abutting property and shall become due and payable when the statement thereof is placed in the hands of the Town Clerk. The Town Clerk shall proceed immediately to render a bill therefor in the same manner as Town taxes. Any such charge shall be a lien against the abutting property and shall draw interest after 30 days at the rate of 1/2 of 1% per month or fraction thereof until paid.
There shall be a minimum cost for cleaning and removing snow and ice by the Town for each lineal foot of sidewalk from which the snow and ice may be so cleared and removed as provided in Chapter 102, Fees.