Mayor reminds Elkhart residents of snow shovelling rules - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

Mayor reminds Elkhart residents of snow shovelling rules

Posted:

The City of Elkhart is reminding people about removing snow from their sidewalks.  The city has received many calls claiming people have not removed snow.

Mayor Dick Moore spoke about the specifics of the ordinance.  "Ordinance is whenever you have over two inches of snow on your sidewalk then you have 24 hours to have it removed. We do make exceptions for those who have medical problems and should not be out snow shoveling," said Mayor Moore.

If you need to apply for shoveling assistance call the city.  If residents don't remove the snow in the required time they be subject to a 25 dollar fine.

There is one catch.  If it snows off and on for a day the clock re-starts everytime the snowfall ends.

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

WSJV-TV FOX 28
58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267
Email: fox28news@fox28.com

All content ©Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.