Why do I have to shovel my sidewalk?

Shaker’s 200+ miles of sidewalks make it a highly walkable city. A long-standing ordinance requiring homeowners to clear sidewalks in front of their homes, including corner property curb ramps, by 9 a.m. the day after a snowfall preserves the walkability of the City. Snow that fell during the previous night does not need to be removed before 9 a.m. or more than once a day.

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1. Why do we need a snow parking ban?
2. How will I know if the snow parking ban is in effect?
3. Why do I have to shovel my sidewalk?
4. Will students who drive to school have to leave class if snow exceeds two" during the school day?
5. What if I am having a party and the parking ban goes into effect?
6. What if I don't move my car?
7. Why can't the City plow the sidewalks to keep them clear?
8. Who clears the sidewalks around the schools?
9. What are the restrictions regarding where snow can be deposited (by shovel, snowblower or snow plow)?
10. Why isn’t salt applied between midnight and 4 a.m.?
11. Does the City prohibit the operation of powered snow removal equipment (e.g., snow blowers) between 9 pm and 7 am on weekdays, and 9 pm and 9 am on weekends, as it does other domestic power tools?