Commercial Snow Removal Services

By: VINCENT DOUGLASS | October 23, 2014

Philadelphia Code 10-720 Regarding Snow Removal From Sidewalks


According to Philadelphia Code (10-720),

  1. "the owner, agent, and tenants of any building or premise shall clear a path of not less than 36" in width on all sidewalks, including curb cuts, abutting the building or premises within 6 (six) hours after the snow has ceased to fall. The path shall be thoroughly cleared of snow and ice. Where the width of any pavement measured from the property line to the curb is less than 3 (three) feet, the path cleared may be only 12 inches in width. When the building in question is a multifamily dwelling the owner or his agent shall be responsible for compliance with the requirements of this section."

  2. Snow or ice rem...