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Police: Simsbury Snow and Ice Removal Reminder

Simsbury police remind residents of snow blowing, plowing, and parking rules as winter approaches.

The following reminder to Simsbury residents was posted on the Town of Simsbury website:


The Simsbury Police Department wants to remind residents, businesses owners/employees and snow plowing/removal personnel to keep our streets and sidewalks clear of snow and ice. It is imperative to provide emergency access for police, fire, ambulance and maintenance vehicles to all areas of our community.


Parking on the Street


Vehicles should not be parked on the street if they impede snow removal operations, during and after a storm. The owner/operator of a vehicle that obstructs snow removal operations may be subject to a fine and the vehicle may be towed.


Plowing or blowing snow in/across street

Snow plowing and blowing into the street or across a street is prohibited. As a homeowner/business owner it is your responsibility to tell your contractors not to clear your driveway by pushing the snow across and into the streets.

Sidewalks


Sidewalks are used for emergency personnel, children walking to school, commerce (e.g. USPS, Fed-Ex, UPS) and general use. Any and all snow, sleet and ice must be removed from sidewalks by property owners within 24 hours.
Town Ordinances 137 and 149 may be viewed in their entirety on the Town website at www.simsbury-ct.gov. Choose the Ordinances link on the left side and click on the Town Code to search or scroll through the ordinances.
For questions, call Community Services Officer John Mimnaugh at (860) 658- 3131.

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