[Adopted 8-5-1969 by Ord. No. 718A (Ch. 21, Part 2B, of the 2003 Code of Ordinances)]
[Amended 3-7-1977 by Ord. No. 12B; 1-4-1982 by Ord. No. 150B]
No person, firm or corporation owning or occupying any property within the City shall permit any snow or ice fallen or formed upon any sidewalk or footpath of said property, except as herein provided, to remain for more than 24 hours if the accumulation of said snow or ice is one inch or more. Provided, when the accumulation of said snow or ice is less than one inch, all possible steps, including the use of salt, cinders or anti-skid, shall be taken to make said sidewalk or footpath safe for public passage. The following sidewalks shall not be required to have snow and ice removed from said sidewalk; provided, that said sidewalk is signed, indicating the lack of maintenance during the winter months:
That certain sidewalk on the south side of Walnut Street from Ramp P-R (west ramp) to Ramp S (southern ramp), being five feet wide and extending 746 feet.
That certain sidewalk on the easterly side of Paul Mack Boulevard from Bald Eagle Street to East Church Street, being five feet wide and extending 342 feet.
The owner, agent or occupant of any property, whether vacant or occupied by the owner or tenant, shall remove all snow and ice from the public footpaths and public sidewalks as provided in § 346-5 of this article.
[Amended 3-7-1977 by Ord. No. 12B]
The City Clerk shall, each year, give prior notice in a newspaper of general circulation within said City, ordering the removal of said snow and ice. This shall be the only notice given; if the same is not adhered to by the owner or occupant of any property, the City may do the work and collect the costs thereof as provided herein.
[Amended 3-7-1977 by Ord. No. 12B; 2-24-2003 by Ord. No. 670]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this article continues shall constitute a separate offense.
Upon the failure of any property owner to comply with the provisions of this article and it becomes necessary for the City to do the work, the charges to be made shall be for labor and machine rental with 10% penalty added thereto.