Chapter 14.04
ICE AND SNOW REMOVAL

Sections:

14.04.010    Water allowed to collect or freeze on sidewalks.

14.04.020    Ice and snow removal.

14.04.030    Enforcement.

14.04.040    Conditions caused by state or municipal action.

14.04.010 Water allowed to collect or freeze on sidewalks.

No owner, agent or person in possession of any house, building or other structure within the city and borough limits of the municipality, shall allow or permit any roof or eaves to drip or leak water, or allow or permit any water to flow or filter from any such property, upon any public sidewalk within the city and borough limits of the municipality, in any manner whereby such dripping, leaking, flowing or filtering water collects or freezes upon any public sidewalk whereby such sidewalk becomes dangerous to life or limb. (Ord. 73-60 § 3 (part), 1973.)

14.04.020 Ice and snow removal.

All property owners are responsible for keeping the portions of sidewalks or public thoroughfares that are adjacent to their property free of snow and ice and clear of all other obstructions or menaces dangerous to life or limb. A reasonable time after snowfall shall be allowed to remove the snow. (Ord. 15-14 § 4 (part), 2015: Ord. 73-60 § 3 (part), 1973.)

14.04.030 Enforcement.

If the owner or person in possession of the property, or the agent thereof, fails or neglects to comply with the provisions of the foregoing, the municipality, by direction of its chief of police or municipal engineer may make such sidewalk or thoroughfare, or any part thereof, safe and passable, and the costs and expenses thereof shall be assessed against the property and the owner thereof. The costs and expenses shall be a lien on the property and shall be enforced and collected as provided by law. (Ord. 73-60 § 3 (part), 1973.)

14.04.040 Conditions caused by state or municipal action.

Sections 14.04.010 through 14.04.030 shall not apply if the conditions have been directly caused by state or municipal action. (Ord. 73-60 § 3 (part), 1973.)