It shall be the duty of every person, partnership, corporation, joint-stock company, or syndicate in charge or control of any building or lot of land within the fire limits of the District of Columbia, fronting or abutting on a paved sidewalk, whether as owner, tenant, occupant, lessee, or otherwise, within the first 8 hours of daylight after the ceasing to fall of any snow or sleet, to remove and clear away, or cause to be removed and cleared away, such snow or sleet from so much of said sidewalk as is in front of or abuts on said building or lot of land.
Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 7-901. 1973 Ed., § 7-801. DC CODE § 9-601 Current through December 11, 2012
(Sept. 16, 1922, 42 Stat. 845, ch. 318, § 1.)