Lack of snow removal

Submitted by murrvalus on Wed, 02/09/2011 - 21:31

Aren't businesses and homeowners supposed to remove the snow from their sidewalks within 24 hours after it has snowed?  I live in the vicinity of LaPorte and Shields.  Apparently the home and business owners in this area are exempt from the ordinance.  Because at least half haven't lifted a shovel all winter.  I guess if you wait long enough the snow will melt on it's own.  There is an apartment complex at the corner of LaPorte and Sheilds and its sidewalks are treacherous.  I don't think they have done a thing to remove the snow all winter.

These sidewalks are a hazard.  So take some time and clear your walks.

Comments

But if you get injured walking to and fro on your daily business, you have good grounds for getting some money. But that sucks, and people should just get it shoveled. But it is a landlord and management company responsibility, not the responsibility of the tenants.

That's why it doesn't get done, and may not be enforceable as a clause in a lease.

Add new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.

Restricted HTML

  • Allowed HTML tags: <a href hreflang> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote cite> <code> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <h2 id> <h3 id> <h4 id> <h5 id> <h6 id>
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.