Timely Snow and Ice Removal
All City of Marinette residents and business owners are reminded that it is their responsibility to clear sidewalks of snow and ice within twenty-four (24) hours of the cessation of a snowfall, and sidewalks should be kept clear of ice and snow thereafter.
Residents and business owners are also reminded that it is unlawful for any person clearing snow from parking lots, driveways, garages, or other areas, to pile or distribute snow in a city street or alley.
City Ordinance 6.02.07 "Snow and Ice Removal" states as follows:
"A. Owner's Responsibility
The owner, lessee, occupant, or person in charge of each and every building or structure or unoccupied lot in the City of Marinette fronting or abutting any street shall clean, or cause to be cleaned, the sidewalk in front of or adjoining each such home, building, or unoccupied lot, as the case may be of snow or ice to the width of such sidewalk within twenty-four (24) hours of the cessation of such snowfall and shall cause the same to be kept clear from ice and snow..."
City Ordinance 6.02.08 "Deposit of Snow and Ice on Streets Prohibited" states as follows:
"A. Deposit Prohibited
It is unlawful for any person in clearing snow from parking lots, driveways, filling stations, garages, or other areas, to pile or distribute snow, or cause snow to be piled or distributed in a city street or alley..."
The city has the right to clear such snow at the property owner's expense at a minimum rate of $100.00 per hour (1 hour minimum), or the city may impose a penalty for any violation of this ordinance.
***PLEASE REMEMBER TO STAY BACK 200 FEET WHEN BEHIND A SNOWPLOW***