In the event where snow accumulates in Waupaca, residents are responsible to remove snow and clean sidewalks within 24 hours after any snow fall. Landlords and tenants should establish who will be responsible for snow/ice removal in their rental agreement. It is also required to use material (sand, salt, or mixture) to reduce the risk of slipping and falling for pedestrians on said sidewalks. Failure to remove snow and ice shall be deemed a public nuisance per municipal code 10.05 (13). Snow removed from sidewalks or driveways must NOT be shoveled onto roadways or neighboring properties.
For more information, please see the Municipal Code Section 8.09 for the City of Waupaca or contact Code Enforcement at
THE MINIMUM CHARGE FOR THE COST OF SNOW REMOVAL IS $75.
Property owners may also face a citation for the violation of the Municipal Code.
THIS FORFEITURE IS $169 FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE.