This is a reminder that citizens are responsible for maintaining the sidewalk in bordering their property. Citizens can be held liable if someone is injured on the sidewalk, as explained in Eugene City Code.
City officials interpret section EC 7.375 to mean that property owners should keep sidewalks clear of ice, snow, leaves and other things that could cause someone to fall.
Sidewalks, Curbs and Access Connections - Owner’s Responsibility to Maintain:
Section 7.375 amended by Ordinance No. 19393, enacted July 28, 1986; amended by Ordinance No. 20458, enacted March 8, 2010, effective April 10, 2010.