Reponsibility for Removal of Snow and Ice from Sidewalks
Every person in charge or control of any building or lot of land fronting or abutting on a paved sidewalk, whether as owner, tenant, occupant, lessee, or otherwise, shall remove and clear away or cause to be removed or cleared away, snow and/or ice from a path of at least 30 inches in width from so much of said sidewalk as is in front of or abuts on said building or lot of land.
B. In the event snow and/or ice on a sidewalk has become so hard that it cannot be removed without likelihood of damage to the sidewalk, the person charged with its removal shall, within the time mentioned in Subsection A hereof, cause enough sand or other abrasive to be put on the sidewalk to make travel reasonably safe; and shall, as soon thereafter as weather permits, cause to be cleared a path in said sidewalk of at least 30 inches in width.
Welcome to the website of the Greencastle Police Department.
The Greencastle Police Department provides 24/7 protection to the Borough of Greencastle. We may be reached by calling 911 for emergencies. For lesser problems call (717) 597-2161 and an Officer will be sent to your location.
Our office is located at 60 N. Washington St., Greencastle PA. 17225.
Our office hours are7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.
We, at the Greencastle Police Department, will gladly help you with whatever issues are causing you difficulties or do our best to refer you to those who can.
Please check our forms section if you wish to register a bicycle, request a vacant home check or provide emergency contact information for your business.
Our site also lists a number of useful and informative sections about the department and services that can assist with issues such as IDENTITY THEFT, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, MEGANS LAW and many others.
John H. Phillippy
Chief of Police