During winter, it's up to the residents and businesses of Hopkins to remove snow and ice from public sidewalks. Even a small snowfall (less than two inches) can pose a safety hazard for people trying to walk on the sidewalks.
City Code Chapter 8, Section 20.03 requires an owner and/or occupant of any property with a public sidewalk to remove snow and ice within 12 hours after a snowfall. This is necessary to ensure the safety of people using the sidewalks. This ordinance will be enforced.
If snow and ice isn't cleared withing 24 hours, City workers will remove it and you will be billed accordingly: