If uncleared sidewalks are keeping you or your children from getting where you need to go, report them on 311. Download the 311 app, snap a pic, note your location, and hit submit. Be specific with your concern and category. Report anonymously or login.
Newton Residential and Business Snow Ordinances - new for 2019!
- You must remove snow and ice from your sidewalk to a width of 36 inches within 24 hours of snow falling. The fine for failing to do so is $50 (after an initial warning).
- The snow removed must be placed on the owner's property and not on the street or sidewalk. The fine for "dumping" snow is $100 for the first offense, $200 for the second, and $300 for the third.
- Certain business and mixed use districts must remove snow and ice within 12 hours.
- For the complete ordinances and exemptions, click here