Franklin County community to inspect sidewalks for snow removal

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — A Franklin County community is reminding residents and businesses to remove all snow and ice from sidewalks before Monday.

Chambersburg is advising residents and businesses that on Monday, Jan. 22, borough representatives will inspect all sidewalks within street wights of way in the borough. Officials will be issuing tickets to owners that fail to clear sidewalks of snow and ice.

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The fine amount for the first offense is $50, with a second offense ticket includes a fine of $100. For a second offense ticket to be issued it must occur within 12 months of the first offense.

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The borough said that failure to pay the fine would result in a charge being filed with the Magisterial District Judge.

Those who are uncertain about which streets are considered to be right-of-way- in the borough, you can click here. Questions can be directed to Chuck Nipe, Director of Public Works, at 717-251-2496 or cnipe@chambersburgpa.gov.

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