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Removal of Snow from Sidewalks  

The citizens of Grand Rapids, Ohio are hereby advised of Chapter 1020.01 of the Codified Ordinances of Grand Rapids which states that sidewalks in the Village which are not free of snow and ice within twenty-four hours after the abatement of any storm during which such snow and ice may have been accumulated, are a public nuisance.

                All property owners are required to clear snow and ice from sidewalks abutting their premises within twenty-four hours after the abatement of any storm during which such snow and ice have accumulated.

                The Ordinance further provides that if the property owner fails to remove snow and ice as required above, the Village Administrator may cause the sidewalks to be cleaned at Village expense.  Thereupon, the expense of cleaning shall be billed to the property owner by certified mail.  Upon failure to reimburse the Village this amount within thirty days thereafter, the Council shall make written return to the County Auditor of the action taken, with the statement for the charges of the services, the amount paid for the performance of such labor, the fees of the officers who made the service with the notice and return the proper description of the premises along with a request that such amount be entered upon the tax duplicate, to become a lien upon such lands from and after the date of the entry, and to be collected as other taxes and returned to the Village according to law. 

               Whoever violates any of the provisions of this Ordinance is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each offense.  A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.  

           

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