Things you need to know when snow arrives in Burlington


Published January 24, 2023 at 3:48 pm

With the first major snowfall set to hit Burlington tomorrow (Jan. 25), you can stay up-to-date with snow-clearing efforts throughout the city.

The City of Burlington’s snow removal crew is designed to hit the streets as soon as possible during a snow event and they are responsible for maintaining 1,900 km of roads and 850 km of sidewalks.

To get the latest information about snow and ice-clearing operations residents can subscribe to snow control updates that provide news twice a day during storms.

When a storm has occurred, you can track snow plow activity to find out the streets that have been cleared. Just follow this link:

Once the snow hits, snow-clearing staff concentrate on primary and secondary routes before reaching residential roads. However, you can reach out and make a snow-clearing request during regular business hours by phone at 905-335-7777 or by email at [email protected].

If a windrow is blocking your driveway, Burlington residents with disabilities or individuals unable to clear their windrow can ask for help here: windrow clearing services.

To get the complete picture of Burlington’s snow removal plan, you can look here.

Finally, you can learn all about the rules of on-street parking during storms. You may want to check this one to avoid a ticket. Here is the link for parking.



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