§ 9-1-710. Snow and ice on walkways.
   (a)   Prohibition. The owner, user, or occupant of property situated on a street along which there is a paved sidewalk shall remove the snow and ice from the sidewalk fronting the property within six hours after the fall of snow except that, if it snows between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., the owner, user, or occupant shall remove the snow and ice before 11:00 a.m.
   (b)   Removal by County; costs. Whenever a person fails to comply with subsection (a), the Department of Public Works may cause the snow or ice to be removed and shall certify the cost of removal to the Controller. The costs of removal shall be paid to the County by the person who failed to remove snow or ice and the costs may be recovered by the County in an action at law.
   (c)   Sanction for violation. A person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction, is subject to a fine not exceeding $10.
(1985 Code, Art. 11, § 5-108) (Bill No. 19-21)