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City of Pine Island Snow Ordinance

The City of Pine Island would like to remind our residents and visitors that as we inch closer to the winter season, we must be mindful that with it, comes seasonal precipitation as well. We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with information regarding the Pine Island Snow Ordinance. This information should prove useful to insure that efficient and effective snow removal operations keep our city streets and sidewalks safe a navigable during snow or ice events.

Pine Island City Code, Chapter 9-Section 9.09 Snow Removal:

  • It is unlawful for any person to park a vehicle on any city street after a snowfall during which there has been any accumulation of snow on any street, and until all snow, ice and similar debris has been plowed or removed from the paved portion of the street

Pine Island City Code, Chapter 7-Section 7.05 Ice and Snow on Public Sidewalks:

  • All snow and ice remaining upon public sidewalks is hereby declared to constitute a public nuisance and shall be abated by the owner or tenant of the abutting private property within 24 hours after such snow or ice has ceased to be deposited
  • After the 24 hour period, if the snow or ice has not been abated, the City may cause the removal of the ice or snow and keep a record of the costs for such removal
  • Upon direction of the City Council, the cost of snow or ice removal may be assessed to the abutting property owner to be certified to property taxes

Pine Island City Code, Chapter 7-Section 7.07 Placing Snow or Ice in a Roadway or on a Sidewalk:

  • It is a misdemeanor for any person, not acting under a specific contract with the City of without special permission from the City Administrator, to remove snow or ice from a private property and place the same in any roadway or on a sidewalk
  • Where permission is granted by the City Administrator the person to whom such permission is granted shall be initially responsible for payment of all direct or indirect costs of removing the snow or ice from the street or sidewalk. If not paid, the collection shall be by civil action or assessment against the benefited property as any other special assessment 






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