MARINETTE — According to a press release from city officials, all City of Marinette residents and business owners are reminded that it is their responsibility to clear sidewalks of snow and ice within 24 hours of the cessation of a snowfall, and sidewalks should be kept clear of ice and snow thereafter. 

Residents and business owners are also reminded that it is unlawful for any person clearing snow from parking lots, driveways, garages or other areas to pile or distribute snow in a city street or alley. 

The city has the right to clear such snow at the property owner’s expense at a minimum rate of $100 per hour, one hour minimum, or the city may impose a penalty for any violation of this ordinance.