ORDINANCE NO. 748, SECOND SERIES
ORDINANCE AMENDING
MARSHALL CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES - CHAPTER 62
RELATING TO
ICE AND SNOW ON PUBLIC SIDEWALKS AND PRIVATE STREETS

The Common Council of the City of Marshall does ordain as follows:
Section 1: City Code of Ordinances, Chapter 62, Sec. 62-2. - Ice and snow on public sidewalks and private streets, (a) Declared a hazard., is hereby amended in its entirety as follows:

Sec. 62-2. - Ice and snow on public sidewalks and private streets.

(a) Declared a hazard. All snow and ice remaining upon public sidewalks or private streets is hereby declared to constitute a public health and safety hazard and shall be abated by the owner of the abutting or surrounding, respectively, private property within 24 hours after such snow and ice has ceased to be deposited, to provide a minimum 16-foot clear drivable path on the street. This requirement shall not impose obligations on owners greater than those followed by the City of Marshall for snow and ice removal on city streets and sidewalks on city owned properties.

Section 2: This ordinance shall take effect after its passage and publication.

Passed and adopted by the Common Council this 10th day of December, 2019.

THE COMMON COUNCIL                                 ATTEST:
Mayor of the City of Marshall, MN                     City Clerk

Introduced on: November 26 2019
Final Passage on: December 10 2019
Published in the Marshall Independent: December 21, 2019

At their meeting on December 10, 2019, the City Council adopted Ordinance Number 748, Second Series, which is an ordinance amending Sec. 62‑2 of the City Code of Ordinances as attached.  The ordinance is effective upon its publication date of December 21, 2019.

In February 2019, the Ordinance was amended to ensure that owners plow snow on their private streets to allow for emergency vehicle and resident access. To ensure snow removal to a specific width, the ordinance is now amended to provide a minimum 16-foot clear drivable path on the street.