Town of Fairhaven, MA
Bristol County
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[Adopted 2-17-1934 ATM by Art 37 as Ch. VIII, Secs. 1 through 3, of the 1934 Bylaws]
No owner of a building abutting upon or adjacent to the line of any street shall cause, permit or suffer the water from the roof of such building to discharge upon or flow across the surface of the sidewalk adjacent to such building.
Every owner of a building abutting upon or any part of which stands within 15 feet of the line of any public street, the roof of which building pitches or slopes towards the street, shall fit or provide such roofs with snow barriers or guards sufficient to effectually prevent the sliding of snow and ice from such building into any part of the street.
The tenant, occupant, owner or agent of any building or lot of land bordering on any street, lane, square or public place shall not allow or permit any accumulation of snow or ice to remain on the sidewalk adjacent to said building or lot of land after being ordered to remove same by the Police Department. Upon failure to comply with the order, within six hours after notification, by the tenant, occupant, owner or agent above specified, it is hereby ordered that said snow or ice shall be removed by the Board of Public Works, and costs of removal shall be assessed to the owner of the building or lot of land so involved.