Winter has arrived! Please review the City of Merritt Snow Removal Policy for complete procedures detailing the City and resident responsibilities.
Sidewalk Clearing: Every residential property owner or occupier shall remove snow or ice from sidewalks or pathways abutting their property within twenty-four (24) hours of accumulation except for weekends and holidays.
Every owner or occupier of real property shall immediately remove snow, ice or rubbish from the roof or other part of a structure adjacent to a highway or pathway or sidewalk where such snow or ice or rubbish presents a hazard to vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
Every business or industrial owner or occupier shall remove snow or ice from sidewalk or pathways abutting the property by ten (10) a.m. of any day and, as needed, following the accumulation of snow or ice.
• Residents, businesses and contractors are not permitted to blow or plow snow from private property onto right-of-ways, streets, lanes or walkways.
• Residents and businesses in areas with City sidewalks adjacent to roads shall be permitted to place snow from the walk on the road.
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