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City Document. — No. 4. 

AN ORDINANCE 



TO CAUSE THE 



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ROXBURY : 

NORFOLK COUNTY JOURNAL PRESS. 
1857. 



CITY OF ROXBURY. 



In- Common Council, Feb. 9, 1857. 

Read, and upon motion of Mr. May laid on the table, and on motion 
of Mr. Nichols 50 copies were ordered to be printed for the use of the 
Council. 

JOSHUA SEAVER, Clerk. 



AN ORDINANCE 

TO CAUSE THE REMOVAL OF OBSTRUCTIONS ON THE SIDE- 
WALKS, CAUSED BY SNOW OR ICE. 



Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Rox- 

bury, as follows : 

Section 1. The tenant, occupant, and, in case there 
shall be no tenant, the owner or any person having the 
care of any building or lot of land bordering on any pub- 
lic street, lane, court, square, or public place, within the 
city, where there is any raised foot-way or side-walk of a 
width not less than five feet, shall, after the ceasing to fall 
of any snow, if in the daytime within sis hours, and if in 
the night time before 12 o'clock on the day succeeding, 
cause the same to be removed. 

Sect. 2. All complaints of any violation of the above 
section shall be made to the City Marshal, or his Assistants ; 
and any person, thus liable, who shall further neglect, for 
the space of 12 hours, to remove the snow and ice from 
his premises, after having been duly notified to do so by 
the City Marshal, or his Assistants, in default thereof, shall 
forfeit and pay a sum not less than one dollar, nor more 
than three dollars, for each offence. 

Sect. 3. This Ordinance shall take effect and go into 
operation immediately after its passage. 



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