Snow/Ice Removal

Snow/Ice Removal

Peekskill City Code Section 474-1 Responsibility for removal; time limit.

It shall be the duty of every lessee, occupant of the first or ground floor or person having charge or, if there be no lessee, occupant or person having charge, then the owner of each and every parcel of real estate in the City of Peekskill abutting or bordering upon any street, avenue, highway or other public place to remove or cause to be removed all snow and ice from the sidewalk in front of or adjacent to such premises to the full paved width of such sidewalk within 24 hours after such snow or ice shall have fallen or accumulated thereon for all residential properties, and within four hours after such snow or ice shall have fallen or accumulated thereon for all commercial and mixed-use properties, the time between 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. not being included in the above period of four hours for commercial and mixed-use properties, provided that where footways or sidewalks have not been paved or duly established, snow and ice shall be removed to a width of not less than four feet from that portion of the street or way which is used in common as a footway in such street or way.