Who is responsible for removing snow from sidewalks on Commercial Property?

Under Township Ordinance No. 1569, §290-1, Paragraphs A
& B, The owner or tenant of any tract of land upon which is erected an
industrial, commercial or business structure or building which tract of land
abuts or borders upon the sidewalk of any public street, avenue or highway in
the Township of Upper Moreland shall remove the snow and ice from such sidewalk
or sidewalks bordering said land by clearing a path of minimum width of four
feet no later than the end of the first full business day after the day during
which the snow, sleet or freezing rain has ceased to fall. Where ice or snow is
frozen on the sidewalk or ice forms on the sidewalk from melting snow or any
other source, it shall be removed or covered with sand or salt. For the purpose
of this section, a business day shall be the hours from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Monday through Saturday, except holidays. In the removal of snow and ice
mandated by this section, the owner or tenant shall not place or permit same to
be placed in or upon any adjoining property or private street without
permission or any abutting public street, avenue or highway. The property owner
or tenant shall be presumed to be responsible for any snow or ice found in the
roadway abutting his property

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1. 2023 Leaf Vacuum Schedule
2. How do I know what Leaf Zone I live in?
3. Where should I put my leaves to be vacuumed?
4. What can I put to the curb for vacuuming?
5. What if all my leaves have not fallen after the leaf vacuum makes three passes?
6. Do changes to the yard waste pick up schedule affect the leaf vacuum schedule?
7. How many opportunities will I get to have my leaves vacuumed?
8. What do I do with my leaves if I missed putting them to the curb in time for the leaf vacuum for my zone?
9. What happens if there is a car parked in front of my pile of leaves?
10. How does the fully Automated Recycling Collection work?
11. Bulk/E-Waste Permits
12. Where can I find a list of the Snow Emergency Routes?
13. What should I do if a snow emergency is declared?
14. When will my street be salted/plowed?
15. Can I throw the snow into the street when I shovel out my car or my sidewalk/driveway area?
16. Who is responsible for removing snow from sidewalks on Commercial Property?
17. Who removes the snow from Residential Sidewalks?
18. Who is responsible for the clearing of handicapped ramps?
19. Why do plows always push snow into my driveway?
20. I have a medical condition. Can you plow my street in case there is an emergency and an ambulance needs to get through?
21. Why don’t you clean my driveway?
22. Why does the plow not remove all the snow from my road?
23. I only have on-street parking. Why do you always plow snow against my car?
24. If I live in a cul-de-sac, can snow be piled in the middle of the circle?
25. Whom do I contact if my mailbox is damaged?
26. Tips for shoveling during a snow storm.
27. How do I report a pothole?
28. Can I still put out bagged yard waste during leaf vacuuming season?
29. Where can I purchase biodegradable bags?
30. Can I use plastic yard waste bags?
31. Do I need a permit for a sofa, chair, box spring and mattress?
32. How to I get rid of latex paint?
33. Does the Township provide trash and recycling containers?
34. Where can I purchase Trash cans?
35. How do I report a Street Light that is not working?
36. Who is my water and sewer provider?
37. How to I dispose of household hazardous waste?
38. How do I dispose of a Television or other electronics?
39. What is Single Stream Recycling?
40. Does all my recycling need to be in one can?
41. Will Single Streaming effect E-Waste or Bulk pick up