Ordinances and Policies

Snow PlowThe City's policy for snow and ice control provides guidance for Street Snow Removal; Sidewalk Snow Removal; Repair of Mailbox Damage Due to Winter Street Maintenance; Repair of Boulevard Sod Damage Due to Winter Street Maintenance; and the Snowbird policy (5.150-5.190).

The following items have been amended from the previous policies: 

1) The City of Burnsville will repair or reimburse for mailboxes or posts that are actually hit and damaged by Burnsville snowplow equipment. The City will not repair or reimburse for mailboxes or posts that are damaged by snow moved by snow plow equipment. [see mailbox guidelines (PDF)

2) The City does repair sod and turf damage caused by snow and ice removal, including damage caused by sidewalk snow removal activities.

3) The City does not repair other private improvements such as landscaping or irrigation systems damaged by snow removal equipment and activities.

Call the Burnsville Maintenance Center at 952-895-4550 with any questions regarding snow plowing.