The City of Calgary has decided to be more strict when it comes to homeowners not clearing their sidewalks. According to The City of Calgary Snow Bylaw, here are a few things for you to know so that you don’t get hit by fines.
Avoid nasty fines for failing to clear snow and ice from your property. This affects both residential homeowners and commercial property owners. The City is ramping up enforcement to ensure property owners follow the rules and keep sidewalks free of slip and fall hazards.
Although the City of Calgary has existing by-laws, they are increasing the fines. Fines start at $250 for the first offence, double to $500 for the second, and $750 for the third offence. In addition to the fine, you will be billed for the clearing of the sidewalk to City standards. This clearing cost ranges between $150 and $250. Don’t let a fine make you frosty, here are some guideline to follow when clearing snow from your property.
Hopefully, with this quick breakdown of the snow bylaws, you won’t have any frustrations dealing with potential fines by the City of Calgary as they ramp up enforcement in 2019.
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