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The DC Code: § 9-604 Temporary use of sand and ashes.

Index9 Transportation Systems. (Refs & Annos)

In case the snow, sleet, and ice cannot be removed from so much of the paved sidewalks within the fire limits of the District of Columbia as front upon or abut such buildings or lots of land as are not owned or held by lease by the District of Columbia or the United States without injury to said sidewalks, because of the hardening thereof, the person, partnership, corporation, joint-stock company, or syndicate in charge or control of such buildings or lots of land, whether as owner, tenant, occupant, lessee, or otherwise, shall, within the first 8 hours of daylight after the same has formed, make reasonably safe for travel, or cause to be made reasonably safe for travel, by the sprinkling of sand or ashes thereon, said sidewalks, and shall, as soon thereafter as the weather shall permit, thoroughly clean said sidewalks.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 7-904. 1973 Ed., § 7-804. DC CODE § 9-604 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 16, 1922, 42 Stat. 845, ch. 318, § 4.)