The person occupying the ground floor of any building, the user of any lot without a structure thereon and the owner of any vacant building or other premises shall remove the snow and ice accumulating on the abutting sidewalks within 24 hours after any snowfall has ceased.  If snow or ice cannot be removed, the surface shall be sanded or otherwise treated to lessen the hazard for pedestrians until the climate permits removal.
(1981 Code, § 5.15)  Penalty, see § 10.99