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State Highway Code 5611 and PWC 706

State and City codes (State Highway Code 5611/Public Works Code Sec. 706) require owners to maintain the sidewalk adjacent to their property. This includes making repairs when a sidewalk is damaged and can include:

* Missing pavement
* Raised, sunken or uneven pavement
* Holes or cracks in the pavement
* Missing sewer vent covers

DPW Order 177,525 (pdf) - Gudielines for Inspecting Sidewalk Defects

DPW Order 177,526 (pdf) - Good neighbor Guidelines for Repair of Sidewalk Defects

DPW Order 176, 112 (pdf) - Requirements for Slip Resistant Covers on Sidewalks (Utilty, Grates, Grills etc.)

Last updated: 10/13/2011 1:11:20 PM