[Amended 5-28-1996 by Ord. No. 1012-96; 3-14-2005 by Ord. No. 1244-2005]
From and after the enactment of this article, it shall be the duty of the owner of all property, except that which is leased and occupied by tenants, to remove at his, her, their or its expense snow or ice from the sidewalks abutting on said property so as to maintain a cleared space of not less than 2/3 the width of the sidewalk within a period of 24 hours after the cessation of any snowfall. Where snow and ice is removed from sidewalks, private drives, parking lots and individual on-street parking areas, it may be placed or piled on the curbside or the parking areas within eight feet of the curb. Snow and ice from sidewalks, private drives, parking lots and individual on-street parking areas shall not be placed or piled in the travel lanes (“cartway”).
Where a building is occupied by two or more tenants, it shall be the duty of the owner to comply with the provisions of this article.
Any singular pronoun herein shall be taken and deemed to refer to either the masculine or feminine gender; in any case in which a corporation shall be the owner or lessee of any premises, the duty of the complying herewith shall be upon the principal officer or manager immediately in charge thereof.
[Amended 5-28-1996 by Ord. No. 1012-96; 9-9-1996 by Ord. No. 1033-96]
Any person, whether as owner, tenant or corporate officer or manager of an owner or tenant, violating any provisions of this article, shall, upon conviction in summary proceedings, suffer a penalty of not less than $25 nor more than $300 and, in default of payment thereof, suffer imprisonment for a period not exceeding five days.