As of 10:15 am, Friday, February 22, 2013, the Public Works Director has declared that the sidewalk snow and ice removal requirement in the Downtown and Campustown areas is in effect.
Due to the winter storm, snow has accumulated to 2 inches or more on sidewalks. In order to make the sidewalks safe for pedestrians, City Ordinance requires sidewalks to be cleared 48 hours after the Public Works Director declaration. The period for compliance begins 10:15 AM, Friday, February 22, 2013. Sidewalks need to be cleared by 10:15 AM, Sunday, February 24, 2013. Sidewalks not in compliance could be cleared by the City at the owner’s expense.
A map of the Downtown and Campustown areas and the Sidewalk Snow Removal Ordinance can be found on the City’s website, www.ci.champaign.il.us/public-works.