With temperatures above freezing during the day and below freezing during the night, it can make the sidewalks a little icy with the snow melting and freezing.
The City Of Estevan released a media release on snow removal as follows:
Winter has arrived, which means snow removal needs to be addressed.In an effort to keep our City sidewalks clean and safe for pedestrian use, we ask that you please attend to removing any snow / ice from the sidewalk in front of your residence including corner lot properties, within twenty-four hours of snow.
Please be advised of City of Estevan Bylaw 2016-1963 Section 53(3):
“The occupier of property in the City of Estevan shall remove any snow, ice or other obstruction from the public sidewalk adjacent to such property within twenty-four hours of the time such snow, ice or other obstruction appears on such public sidewalk. In the event that this subsection is not complied with, the City may remove such snow, ice or other obstruction at the expense of such occupant or owner, and in the event of the non-payment of such expense, such expense may be charged against the property as a special assessment to be recovered in like manner as and with the taxes”.
And City of Estevan Bylaw 2016-1963 Section 53(2):
“No person shall deposit any substance on any highway, public sidewalk, boulevard or ditch within the City of Estevan”. This includes shoveling or snow blowing snow from your property onto the City street, sidewalk or boulevard.
The City of Estevan thanks you for your co-operation in keeping our community clean and safe for pedestrians.