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Reminder: Snow/Ice Removal

The Village of Fowlerville Office Staff would like to remind residents and business owners to check on family, friends, and neighbors during extreme winter weather. We encourage residents to be aware of their neighbors who may need help, especially with snow/ice removal. Please reach out and provide a helping hand if you are able. You will benefit your neighbor, pedestrians, and yourself as you give service. Thank you in advance for your kindness, hard effort, and thoughtfulness. 


Sec. 74-81. - Snow removal required.
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    (a) All owners or occupants of any lot, lots or premises within the corporate limits of the village shall be required to remove all snow and ice from the sidewalks that are adjacent to and abutting upon such lot, lots or premises within the following time frames:

    (1) Within 24 hours after any snow or sleet storm shall cease, if the storm results in four or less inches of snow or precipitation.

    (2) Within 48 hours after any snow or sleet storm shall cease, if the storm results in more than four inches of snow or precipitation.

    (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section 74-81, in the case of a snow event of six inches or more, the Village of Fowlerville shall be responsible for clearing the sidewalks on North and South Grand Avenue and East and West Grand River Avenue to the Village of Fowlerville limits, and the sidewalks on North Hibbard Street from Grand River Avenue North to the Fowlerville School property.

    (Ord. No. 345, § 1, 5-22-2000; Ord. No. 438, § 1, 1-27-2014)

  • Sec. 74-82. - Neglect to remove snow; procedure.
     

    Should any owner or occupant of lot, lots or premises neglect or refuse to remove the snow and ice from the sidewalks adjacent to and abutting upon such lot, lots or premises with the time limited in this division for the removal of the same, then the village manager or his designee remove, or cause to be removed all snow and ice at the expense of the owner or occupant and the amount of all expenses incurred thereby shall be billed to the owner.

    (Ord. No. 345, § 1, 5-22-2000)

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