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Snow Removal - Business District Priority List


2023 SIDEWALK REPLACEMENT REIMBURSEMENT APPLICATION
25% reimbursement program
for property owners on Main Street/Highway 550 between 3rd Avenue and 10th Avenue.
Please submit the completed Application (linked above) to the City of Ouray. 


SIDEWALK CLEARING - PROPERTY OWNER'S RESPONSIBILITY
The Ouray City Council recently adopted changes to the City’s Municipal Code regarding sidewalk clearing. These changes include more specific regulations for snow removal and established an assessment and penalty for failure to maintain sidewalks in the winter. These updated snow removal policies went into effect on December 10, 2022. 

ORDINANCE NO. 11 (SERIES 2022)
An Ordinance of the City of Ouray, Colorado, repealing and replacing Section 13-6 of the Ouray Municipal Code to add more specific regulations concerning snow removal; and establishing an assessment and penalty for failure to maintain sidewalks in the winter. 

Updated regulations include: “Snow and ice shall be removed from the abutting sidewalk within twenty-four (24) hours after a snow event with less than twelve inches (12") of accumulated snow or forty-eight (48) hours after a snow event with more than twelve inches (12") of accumulated snow. Removal of snow and ice means shoveling the sidewalk such that the snow accumulation is removed and using a traction agent is applied, such as sand or salt to melt ice accumulation, if necessary" (Section 13-6-D). 

RESOLUTION NO. 18 (Series 2022)
A Resolution of the City Council of the City of the City of Ouray, Colorado, amending the fine schedule for violations of the Ouray Municipal Code. Please note the following fines for failure to clear sidewalks: 
1st Offense: Warning
2nd Offense: $150.00 fine
3rd Offense: $200.00 to $500.00 fine; summons