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Is there a law that states shoveling snow into the street is illegal?

Category: Roads General

Chapter 70.425 of County Code:

 3. It is unlawful at any time for any person or snow removal business to remove snow from private property and place that snow upon any public highway, road, street, pedestrian path, or bike path, including any portion of the right-of-way thereof, or to cause or contract for such removal and placement, within any designated snow area, as provided in this chapter.

For additional information please contact the Roads Division:

Phone (775) 328-2180

Washoe311 (775) 328-2003

Updated 4/18/2024 4:45 PM
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