Knowledge Base

What is the process for clearing the streets of snow after a storm?

Streets Map of Snow Removal routes click here

In the event of a snowfall, residents are reminded of the snow removal policies according to the city of Thornton City Code Sec. 70-106 click here. Snow must be removed from sidewalks in front of residences within 24 hours after the end of a snowfall. Violations of the City Code are subject to all applicable fines.

If you require assistance with snow removal, the following programs may be able to assist. Many of them are free thanks to volunteers or low-cost. Please see below for referrals:

  • Volunteers of America, Snowbuddies Program: 303-297-0408
  • Senior Hub, Senior Solutions (low-cost snow removal): 303-426-4408
  • Seniors’ Resource Center, Chore Services: 303-235-6952
  • Adams County, Human Services: 720-523-2000

For more information in regards to the city's snow plan click here

Updated 8/6/2020 9:05 PM
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