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Duluth Police Issue Stern Warning and Reminder Of Illegal Snow Removal

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The Duluth Police Department has received complaints about snow removal since our last Winter Storm.With more snow on the way, people are reminded to park on the right side of the street, shovel your walks for Postal workers, and pay attention to where you are moving the snow to.


From . A reminder to citizens that it is illegal to remove snow from you property and place it upon any city streets, sidewalks, alleys or other public grounds.

See attached City Ordinance:

Sec. 45-73. Depositing, etc., accumulations of snow on lots, etc., prohibited.The depositing, placing or throwing, upon any of the public sidewalks, ways or other public grounds, Of snow or accumulations thereof for the purpose of removing such snow or accumulation thereof from any lot, tract or parcel of land, is hereby prohibited. No person, as owner, lessee, occupant, tenant or agent, of any lot, parcel or tract of land, shall allow, authorize, direct or permit another to do or cause to be done any of the things forbidden by this Section. (Ord. No. 6871, § 10.)

Your cooperation is requested in minimizing the need for enforcement action.

***If you have a question regarding snow removal contact: Kelly Fleissner, City of Duluth Maintenance Operations at (218) 730-4491.***

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