Who is responsible for clearing the vegetation or snow in front of and around fire hydrants?

The responsibility for maintaining fire hydrants unobstructed and accessible to the Fire Department lies with the contiguous property owner. If there is a fire hydrant in front of your home or property, it is your responsibility to maintain the hydrant such that it is accessible to the Fire Department at all times, and to remove all vegetation, snow, or debris within 36 inches of the fire hydrant. If you see a fire hydrant that is blocked by vegetation, snow, or debris, please contact the Building Department.

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