Winter Response - Town of Ajax
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WINTER RESPONSE UPDATE: January 11 - 9:00 a.m.

As a result of recent winter weather, crews are currently engaged in a general clean-up operation. This includes further snow clearing and salting of the roadways, sidewalks, municipal facilities and and parking lots. 

Senior Snow Removal Program has been activated. 

Reminder: Parked vehicles may delay plowing and salting operations. Residents are asked to please remove all vehicles from the roadways.

Note: The Town does not provide services for removing windrows from the end of driveways.

WINTER REMINDERS AND BYLAWS

On-Street Parking

Parking is prohibited on all Town of Ajax streets between the hours of 3 a.m. and 6 a.m., seven days a week. This bylaw is proactively enforced from November 1 to March 31.

On-street parking during a snow event is not permitted at any time of the day or night. If you park on the street during a snow event, your vehicle may be towed. On-street parking during a snow event can severely slow down route clearing, and in some cases, impedes providing any service at all.

Snow Removal

The Town of Ajax is committed to providing a high level of snow removal service throughout the winter season. Using a combination of Town staff and contractors, plowing and salting is performed each winter with consideration to the safety of both the public and the environment.  

Sidewalks

Residents are responsible for removing ice and snow from sidewalks fronting or beside their homes within a 24 hour period after a snowfall. By keeping the sidewalks clear, it helps to ensure all pedestrians, especially those using walkers, scooters and strollers, will be safe.

Residents should place excess snow from their driveways and sidewalks onto their front yard. 

Windrows

Residents should also shovel the snow left by the plow at the end of their driveway (known as a windrow) onto their boulevards and not onto the road.

Super Mailboxes

The Town of Ajax does not perform snow removal operations around super mailboxes. Please contact Canada Post at www.canadapost.ca or by phone at 1-800-267-1177 for snow removal around super mailboxes. 

For more information on winter bylaws and services, contact:

Bylaw Services 

Telephone: 905-683-4550
Email: bylawservices@ajax.ca

Operations & Environmental Services

Telephone: 905-683-2951

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