Ordinance 8.05
Snow and Ice Removal (R68.12)

 

THE VILLAGE BOARD OF THE VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:

Section I.  RESPONSIBILITY FOR CLEARING SNOW

The owner or lessee of every lot or parcel of land in the Village, in front of or abutting upon a sidewalk shall clear such sidewalk of snow within 24 hours after such snow or ice has accumulated thereon.  In the event snow or ice shall become frozen so hard it cannot practically be removed, the owner or lessee shall sprinkle the sidewalk with sand, salt, sawdust or other suitable material, and shall clean the sidewalk as soon as the weather permits.

Section II.  DISPOSAL OF SNOW

No person shall deposit or cause to be deposited any snow or ice taken or removed from his premises or elsewhere upon any sidewalk, alley, parkway, public place or street in the Village, provided, however, that the removal of snow from a sidewalk in front of or abutting his premises, as required in section I above, may be deposited on the alley or street.  Snow shall not be piled at or near intersections so as to obstruct the view of pedestrians or operators of motor vehicles.

Section III.  DECLARATION OF NUISANCE

The deposit of any snow or ice upon any sidewalk, alley or street of the Village contrary to the provisions of this section shall be and is declared to be a nuisance and, in addition to the penalty provided for violation of this section, the Village may summarily remove any snow so deposited and cause the cost of said removal to be charged to the owner of the property from which said snow or ice has been removed.  If not paid within 30 days, said charge shall be extended upon the current or next tax roll as a charge for current services, as provided in Section 66.0907(5), Wisconsin Statutes.

Section IV.  EFFECTIVE DATE

This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication as provided by law.


Passed and adopted by the Village Board of  the Village of Park Ridge on this first day of  January, 1996.