The sidewalk this morning was terrible outside the Airline Association… And why not wait for the sun to melt it? You won’t get a ticket, as evident by the tweet by 311….More than annoying, this is dangerous.”
“The Winter Sidewalk Safety Amendment Act would enable the District to impose a $25 fine on residential property owners and a $125 on commercial property owners.
Under current law, property owners are required to remove snow from sidewalks adjoining their property within 8 daylight hours following a snowstorm, but the enforcement process is impractical, according to a news release from Cheh’s office.”
Ed. Note: I do have to give props to DCFD who cleared a sidewalk in Columbia Heights after a resident tweeted about the danger.