Snow removal ordinance in East Providence takes effect Monday
EAST PROVIDENCE — The city's sidewalk snow removal policy takes effect Monday, Feb. 11, City Manager Peter Graczykowski stated.
According to the statute, sidewalks abutting private properties must be cleared 24 hours after the end of snowfall. However, due to the size of winter storm Nemo and the near two feet of snow it dropped on the city, officials have determined an extension of the time frame is necessary.
Enforcement will begin Monday under the auspices of the East Providence Engineering Department. Fines for those who do not abide by the ordinance are as follows: first offense, $25; second offense, $50; third offense, $75.