On May 29, 2018, the South Kingstown Town Council adopted an Ordinance (Chapter 16-2) that requires all property owners that abut a sidewalk to clear the sidewalk of snow, or treat it for ice, within 12 hours after the cessation of a snow/ ice event. Failure to remove snow or treat ice after the above noted time period will be subject to an enforcement action, up to and including a fine of $175.
In addition, property owners that abut priority sidewalks that fail to remove snow or treat ice by the prescribed timeframe with be subject to the above noted fine and the cost to remove snow or treat ice by the Town.
The following roads have been designated as priority sidewalks:
Route 108 (Kingstown Road)
Old Tower Hill Road
Broad Rock Road
Railroad Street (Peace Dale)
Sweet Fern Lane
Exemptions for elderly residents (age 62 or older) or disabled residents will be considered by the Department of Public Services and the Town Manager’s Office. Please call (401) 789-9331, ext. 2250 to be exempt.