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ORDINANCES ADOPTED

Pursuant to Section 3.15 of the City Charter, notice is hereby given of the Final Adoption of the Ordinances below.

Complete copies of all Ordinances are available for public review at the City Clerk’s Office, Cranston Central Library and the City website cranstonri.com under calendar by clicking on the meeting date.

Maria Medeiros Wall, JD

City Clerk

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-20 IN AMENDMENT OF TITLE 12.16

OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF CRANSTON, 2005, ENTITLED “STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND

PUBLIC PLACES”

(Snow Removal –three foot

clearance)

Passed: May 22, 2017

Approved: June 1, 2017 pursuant to Sect. 3.14 of the City Charter.

It is ordained by the City Council of the City of Cranston as follows:

Section 1. Title 12, Chapter 16, entitled “Snow and Ice-Removal of snow-Penalty” is hereby amended by adding the following:

12.16.010 - Snow and ice—Removal of snow—Penalty.

A. The owner, occupant or an building or lot of land bordering on any street, highway, square or public place where there is a sidewalk supported by curbing, shall, within the first twenty-four (24) hours after any snow has ceased to fall, cause the snow to be removed from the sidewalk adjoining such building or lot of land. Sidewalks must be cleared at least three (3) feet wide to allow wheelchairs to pass. All curb cuts must also be cleared.

12.16.011 - Snow and ice—Business removal of snow—Penalty.

The owner, occupant of any business bordering on any street, highway, square or public place where there is a sidewalk supported by curbing, shall, within the first twenty-four (24) hours after any snow has ceased to fall, cause the snow to be removed from the sidewalk adjoining such building or lot of land. Sidewalks must be cleared at least three (3) feet wide to allow wheelchairs to pass. All curb cuts must also be cleared.

In case of neglect so to do, the person chargeable with such duty shall pay a fine of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for the first offense and five hundred dollars ($500.00) for a second and subsequent offenses.

Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect on final adoption.

Sponsored by: Councilman Stycos

6/8/17

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