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In response to citizen and property owner requests, the Village has reviewed and updated its Code related to the removal of snow and ice on public sidewalks.
The amendments are aimed at improving the safety of sidewalk segments that are commonly utilized by pedestrians.
The changes include increasing the required path of clearance from 3 feet to 5 feet. Additionally, the amendments clarify that property owners are responsible to clear the abutting sidewalks, as well as the sidewalk areas leading up to intersections on corners.
Village Code has previously required public sidewalk clearing for all commercial properties in Lombard, regardless of location. The amended Code provisions will require the clearing of all public sidewalks along the following street segments, regardless of the zoning designation:
Clearing of sidewalks will be required within 24 hours of the end of each snow event. Failure to do so may result in follow up action from the Village’s Code Enforcement staff.
Please contact Code Enforcement at (630)620-5757 for more information.