A friendly reminder as we are getting to that time of the year:
8.07 (SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL)
(1) The owner, occupant or person in charge of each and every building or structure or unoccupied lot in the City fronting or abutting any street shall clean, or cause to be cleaned, the sidewalk in front of or adjoining each such home, building or unoccupied lot, as the case may be, of snow or ice to the width of such sidewalk by noon of each day and shall cause the same to be kept clear of ice and snow, provided when the ice has formed on any sidewalk so that it cannot be immediately removed, the persons herein referred to shall keep the same sprinkled with ashes, sawdust or sand, and provided also that if snow shall continue to fall during and after noon, it shall be removed within 12 hours of daylight after it shall cease to fall. If such snow and ice is not removed, as required hereunder, the Director of Public Works shall cause such to be removed and the cost charged to the abutting property as charge for current services, as provided in 66.60(16), Wis. Stats.
(2) SNOW NOT TO BE PLACED ONTO TRAVELED PORTION OF ROADWAY. Except as set forth below no owner, occupant or person in charge of each and every building or structure or unoccupied lot in the City of Prairie du Chien fronting or abutting any street shall cause snow, ice or slush to be deposited or placed on the traveled portion of any roadway.
(3) EXCEPTIONS. The prohibition set forth in 8.07 (2) above shall not apply to the owner, occupant or person in charge of each and every building or structure or unoccupied lot in the City of Prairie du Chien fronting or abutting any street within the following described areas: The Blackhawk Avenue Historic business district, which shall include the areas one block north of Blackhawk Avenue and one block south of Blackhawk Avenue, from the BNSF railroad to Main Street, where there is no option to remove the snow from the sidewalks other than onto the parking stalls adjacent to the property in front of the affected properties.
(4) PENALTY. Any person, owner or occupant violating this Ordinance shall be subject to penalties as set forth in Chapter 25 of the Municipal Code of the City of Prairie du Chien.