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Snow Removal

Bylaw #518 


A Bylaw of the Village of Hythe in the Province of Alberta regarding snow and ice removal.


WHEREAS the Council of the Village of Hythe wishes to clarify the responsibilities of private landowner for snow and ice removal:


NOW THEREFORE , the Council of the Village of Hythe duly assembled hereby enacts as follows:


1.  A person shall not place, or permit to be placed, any snow, ice or other material removed from private property onto the highway or other public property.


2.  A person shall not place, or permit to be placed, any snow, ice or other material removed from a public property onto another public property or onto property other than his own.


3.  Any person who contravenes either of Subsections 1 or 2 shall remove any snow, ice, or other material within twenty-four (24) hours of the time he placed the snow, ice, or other material on the public or private property.


4. The Public Works Supervisor, after the expiry of the twenty-four (24) hours, or if deemed necessary at any time, may cause to remove and clear away the snow, ice, or other material deposited in contravention of either of Subsection 1or 2.


5.  The person who has placed, caused or permitted to be placed, the snow, ice, or other material, shall pay to the Village on demand all costs of removal.


6.  No employee or agent of The Village of Hythe shall be liable for contravention of either of Subsections 1 or 2 when acting in the performance of his duties.


7.  The fine for a violation of this bylaw shall be $50.00 (fifty dollars).


8.  This bylaw shall come into effect on the date of final passage thereof.


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