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Calgarians Could Face Fines or Court for Not Clearing Snow


Listen up Calgary, you better clear your sidewalks or it could cost you.


City council first approved to give people fines who don't clear their sidewalks last summer. Citizens were given a one year grace period to learns about the new measure.


Under the Street Bylaw, owners/occupants of a home are responsible for the complete removal of snow and ice from all City pathways and sidewalks, adjacent to the front or side of their property, within 24 hours after the snow stops falling.


If a Warning Notice is sent but the removal is still not done, the cost will be invoiced to the property owner.


A fine of $250 to the property occupant for a first offence.


Repeat offenders may be fined $500 for a second offence and $750 for a third offence and each offence thereafter within a 12-month period.


Tickets issued to repeat offenders may require a court appearance.

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