February 11, 2014 

In anticipation of the upcoming snow storm, the Abington Township Police Department wishes to remind our residents of the pertinent Township Ordinances regarding Snow Emergency Routes and Snow Removal.

When a Snow Emergency is declared, parking on a designated Snow Emergency Route is prohibited. Any car parked on a Snow Emergency Route during a declared Snow Emergency may be towed and impounded at the owner’s expense.  (Abington Township Code §156.39 & §156.51)

All residents must clear snow and ice in at least a 3’ wide path on all sidewalks in front of or adjacent to their property within 24 hours of the snow or ice fall ending. (Abington Township Code §137 et al)

For more information on the Snow Ordinances, including the list of Snow Emergency Routes, as well as timely updates on weather, road and safety conditions in Abington Township, please refer to the Abington Police Department website at where you can also sign up to receive live updates via Facebook and/or Twitter.

Approved for Release by:  Deputy Chief John A. Livingood

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