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Sidewalk Clearing

As per City of Grande Prairie Bylaw C-1166


"Person": includes an individual, a corporation, heirs, executors, administrators and assigns.

"Occupant": a person who is in physical possession of a property, or who has responsibility for, and control over, the condition of a property, the activities conducted on that property and the persons allowed to enter that property

"Owner": in the case of land, any person who is registered under the Land Titles Act as the owner of the land OR
in the case of property other than land, any person who is in lawful possession thereof.

Bylaw Highlights

Following is a list of the key points of Bylaw C-1166. Please note that this is in no way a complete replication of the bylaw, but a compilation of the most commonly referenced sections.

Removal: Every occupant, or owner, of property adjacent to a sidewalk, shall remove or cause to be removed and cleared away, any snow or ice, from the adjacent sidewalk and the removal shall be completed within twenty-four (24) hours following the most recent deposit of snow or ice. 

Relocation: A person shall not remove snow or ice from a sidewalk by placing it or causing it to be placed, on the roadway adjacent to the sidewalk, except to the extent that removal of the snow and ice to private property is impractical. 

Road Clearing

For information on road clearing, please see the City's Transportation Services webpage

Last updated: 8/31/2018 11:57:21 AM