Snow Removal / Winter Maintenance

Each winter, the City of Ottawa strives to maintain roads, sidewalks, and pathways to the best of their ability so residents can continue to be mobile. Winter storms can create initial challenges as weather patterns can be unpredictable, but the City has a process in place to clear snow as efficiently as possible. The following links below will help residents understand the City’s response to snow removal and other helpful tools.

What to expect during a winter storm:


Report an area for road and sidewalk maintenance online.

General information regarding winter maintenance -

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