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Debris on Roadways

The City of Morden By-Law 05-2007 provides for the control and removal of certain obstructions on municipal roads, parks and reserves. The aim of the by-law is to prevent unwanted placement of snow, ice, trees, shrubs, weeds, grass, leaves, refuse and other obstructing materials on municipal roads, parks and reserves within the City of Morden, in order to ensure safe passage.

Anyone who places, plants, grows, deposits, or moves onto any municipal road, park or reserve any snow, ice, trees, shrubs, weeds, grass, or leaves refuse, garbage, or any other obstructions of any kind or nature, shall commit an offense and be levied a penalty of:

(a)      A fine of $50.00 for the first occurrence,
(b)      A fine of $75.00 for the second occurrence within the same 12 month period,
(c)      A fine of $100. 00 for the third or any subsequent occurrence within the same 12 month period.

In addition to or instead of the penalties listed above, the City of Morden may remove or cause to be removed and clean up any of the materials or obstructions and charge the costs incurred directly to the person who has committed the offense.