Village of Rhinebeck Notice – Snow ordinance
Due to the pending snow, we appreciate the cooperation we have gotten regarding the snow ordinance and sidewalk snow removal. Just to remind everyone of the details, please see below.
SNOW ORDINANCE prohibits overnight parking on the RHINEBECK VILLAGE STREETS between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. from NOVEMBER 15, 2018 through MARCH 31ST, 2019. OFFENDERS WILL BE ISSUED A TICKET. By order of the RHINEBECK VILLAGE POLICE.
§ 98-5 Snow and ice removal.
Duty of owners and occupants. It shall be the duty of the owner or occupant of any real property in the Village, which is improved by or adjacent to a public sidewalk or walkway or, if the owner is not in possession, then the owner and the occupant in possession of any such premises, whether such premises are occupied by a structure or not, to keep such sidewalk or walkway reasonably free from snow and ice for the full width thereof.
The owner of any real property in the Village, which is improved by or adjacent to a public sidewalk or walkway or, if the owner is not in possession, then the owner and the occupant in possession of any such premises, shall be exclusively liable, severally or jointly, as the case may be, for any and all injury or damage to person or property caused by reason of the omission or failure to keep and maintain said sidewalk or walkway in good condition for the safe and suitable use for pedestrian travel in accordance with the provisions of Subsection A of this section and § 98-6 following
Patricia Coon, CMC, RMC, Village Clerk
John J. Fenton, Superintendent of Public Works