Dozens of Snow Removal Tickets Issued in the Back Bay in February
The week after the Blizzard of 2013, city officials issued 175 tickets in Ward 5.
If your property or business received a ticket for improper snow removal related to the Blizzard of 2013, you're not alone. Upwards of 175 people in Ward 5, which includes Beacon Hill and the Back Bay, faced fines and tickets related to snow removal, according to city data.
Of those, 76 were issued right after Nemo, from Feb. 9-16, and 99 were issued Feb. 17-27. Including the bit of the Back Bay that lies in Ward 4, the numbers edge a little higher.
The fines, at anywhere from $25 to $300 depending on the offense, were issued for violations such as clearing snow from private property back onto city streets, or failing to clear 42" worth of sidewalk space in front of property.
Overall in Boston, 2,413 tickets were issued in the month of February, according to the Boston Globe, which compiled the city's public records.