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Posted on: February 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Sidewalks should be cleared of snow by property owners by 12 p.m. Saturday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2021

Charlottesville City Code requires that property owners remove snow from sidewalks within 24 hours of the end of snowfall


CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Code requires that property owners remove snow from sidewalks within 24 hours of the end of snowfall. Per City Code Section 28-25, it is the responsibility of owners/occupants of properties in the City which abut or front paved sidewalks to clear the sidewalk of snow, sleet and ice.

 As the snow ended overnight, the City Manager has declared 12 p.m. Friday, February 19th  to be the official end of snowfall. Snow must be removed from sidewalks by 12 p.m. Saturday, February 20th.

Cleared sidewalks help ensure the safety of both pedestrians and motorists by giving those on foot a safe route to walk. Walking in the roadway is extremely dangerous. Please clear the entire width of the sidewalk rather than a shovel width to allow strollers and wheelchairs a clear pathway.

The City of Charlottesville reminds the community to be safe and healthy when shoveling snow and to assist neighbors who may have difficulty removing snow from their property. If you would like to report an unshoveled sidewalk, please call 970-3182, or use the MyCville app and include the property address.

Residential Trash Pickup

Residential trash pickup by County Waste WILL run today, Friday, February 19, 2021.

Friday, will be Wednesday route.
Saturday will be Thursday route.
Sunday will be Friday route.
Monday will be back on schedule.

Media Contact
Brian Wheeler
Director of Communications
City of Charlottesville
434-970-3129
wheelerb@charlottesville.gov

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