Town of Canton, CT
Hartford County
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[Adopted 10-3-1960 by Ord. No. 49]
[Amended 4-5-1988 by Ord. No. 49-B; 1-24-1990 by Ord. No. 192]
All owners, tenants and occupants of land or buildings adjoining which there has been constructed an artificial sidewalk shall at all times keep such sidewalk free from snow and ice, provided that:
A. 
All snow and ice shall be removed as soon as possible and not later than 24 hours after the fall of such snow or the formation of such ice; and
B. 
Prior to the removal of such snow and ice such sidewalks shall be kept in a safe condition by spreading thereon sand, ashes, or other similar material.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Wording added to this ordinance 10-23-1985 which exempted owners, tenants and occupants of property abutting Route 44 from the requirement of removing snow and ice from sidewalks within 20 feet of Route 44 was rescinded 4-15-2009
[Added 6-18-1987 by Ord. No. 189]
All owners, tenants, and occupants of land or buildings adjoining which there has been constructed an artificial sidewalk shall by April 1 of each year remove all sand, ashes, or other similar material and thereafter remove any further such material as may be deposited within one week of the passing of the weather condition which resulted in the deposit of such additional material.
[Added 12-14-2011]
The Town adopts the provisions of § 7-163a of the General Statutes.
[Amended 4-5-1988 by Ord. No. 49-B; 1-24-1990 by Ord. No. 192; 12-14-2011]
Any person who violates or fails to comply with the provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine of $35 for each offense.
[Added 9-25-2002 by Ord. No. 216]
This article has been specifically designated for enforcement by citations issued by designated municipal officers or employees, and the citation hearing procedure established by Chapter 15, Citations, of this Code shall be followed.