The City of Frederick Snow Emergency Plan will be lifted effective immediately.
CONTACT: Susan S. Harding, Public Information Officer, 301-600-1385
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 3, 2014
City Snow Emergency Plan Lifted
Frederick, MD – The City of Frederick Snow Emergency Plan will be lifted effective immediately.
Residents are also reminded of their responsibility to clear sidewalks from snow and ice according to Section 22-16 of the City of Frederick, Maryland Code, Titled, Removal of Snow and Ice From Sidewalks. All owners or persons in possession of any land or premises situated on any street within the city, where sidewalks are laid, is responsible for the removal of snow and ice from the entire length of the walk and for a width of at least four (4) feet. This must be completed within twelve (12) hours after it has stopped falling and drifting. If snow or ice has fallen between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., it must be removed before 1:00 p.m. the next day. In the event the snow and ice is not removed within the time and manner, The City of Frederick’s Code Enforcement Department can issue a municipal infraction of up to $100.
Residents and businesses are encouraged to sign up for emergency notifications from the Frederick County Division of Emergency Management at www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/ALERT.