Snow Removal Regulations for City of Boston
All City of Boston snow removal regulations can be found here. You can also report an unshoveled sidewalk or a business plowing into the street/sidewalk from that link.
When you shovel, make sure to:
Clear sidewalks within three hours of snowfall ending or three hours after sunrise if it snows overnight.
Remove ice to bare pavement or make as level as possible.
Clear at least a 42 inch wide path for wheelchairs and strollers.
Don't shovel or plow snow into the street: Violators caught shoveling snow from private property into the street will be fined.
Each day that a violation exists is considered a separate and distinct violation.
Please call the BID Dispatch line at 617-261-0066 to report unshoveled crosswalks, handicapped ramps and sewers.