City of Litchfield


Snow Removal

The City of Litchfield, in conjunction with the Hillsdale County Road Commission, removes snow from all public parking lots and major and local streets within the city limits.

There shall be no parking on streets between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.

Complaints can be addressed to the City Manager, Jason Smith, at or 517-542-2921 ext. 128.

Relevant Ordinances:
Chapter 1022.17 Clearing of Sidewalks –

  • (a) Responsibility of Occupants and Owners. The occupant of every lot or premises adjoining any street, or the owner of such lot or premises, if the same are not occupied, shall clear all ice and snow from sidewalks adjoining such lot or premises within the time herein required. When any snow shall fall or drift upon any sidewalk during the nighttime, such snow shall be cleared from the sidewalks by 12:00 noon. Snow falling or accumulating during the day shall be cleared from the sidewalks by 12:00 noon of the day following.
  • (b) Failure to Clear. If any occupant or owner shall neglect or fail to clear ice or snow from the sidewalk adjoining his or her premises within the time-limited, or shall otherwise permit ice or snow to accumulate on such sidewalk, he or she shall be guilty of a violation of this chapter and, in addition, the Superintendent of Public Works may cause the same to be cleared and the expense of removal shall be collected as provided by law.

Chapter 430.02 Overnight Parking Prohibited –

  • (a) No person shall park any vehicle, trailer, or other objects on any of the streets of the City between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on each day of the week.