Commercial Snow Removal

Looking for a licensed Snow Removal Contractor?

The list below is updated weekly between October and May.

2022-2023 Commercial Snow Removal List


Are you a Snow Removal Contractor?

City of McCall Code requires any person who engages in the business of snow removal to obtain a valid general business license and a permit for commercial snow removal service within the City Limits. Additionally, City Code calls out responsibilities of snow removal contractors and the City's responsibility to maintain a list of snow removal contractors licensed and permitted within McCall City Limits. Are you a general contractor who removes snow from job sites? Are you an excavator who plows snow in the winter? Does your business remove snow from roofs, driveways, parking lots or walkways? You need a Commercial Snow Removal Permit.

Unsure if you need a Commercial Snow Removal Permit? Contact the Deputy City Clerk, Sarah Porter, at 208-634-8908 or sporter@mccall.id.us


General Business License Application
Commercial Snow Removal Permit Application

4.3.2: SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACTOR RESPONSIBILITY:
   (A)   The snow removal contractor shall be responsible for the work performed under the provisions of this section and comply with the rules and regulations pertaining to snow removal within the City.
      1.   The public right-of-way is used by the City for storage of snow plowed from the streets. It is not available for snow storage for individuals.
      2.   Under no circumstances can snow be plowed or blown in a manner that interferes with City or Idaho Transportation Department snow removal operations, or with the public’s normal use of City streets.
      3.   Under no circumstances can snow be plowed onto adjacent private property without written permission from the property owner.
      4.   Under no circumstances can snow from private property be stored on public property without written permission from the City’s Public Works Department.
   (B)   The snow removal contractor shall keep a log of the properties served which will be provided to the City upon request of the City.
   (C)   Comply with all City, County, State, and Federal laws.
   (D)   All contractors shall have in their possession during snow removal operations, the appropriate snow removal permit documentation (i.e., sticker, identification card, etc.) as provided by the City.
   (E)   Any contractor found to have violated this section, shall, on the first offense, be subject to a fine in the amount indicated on the fine schedule approved by the City Council and maintained by the City Clerk. Failure to timely pay on a violation will constitute an infraction. Any contractor found to have violated this section a second time within 365 days of the first offense shall be subject suspension of their snow removal contractor’s license for a period of sixty (60) days. Any such person may request reconsideration of the fine and business license revocation by the city clerk using the same process as applicable to snow storage violations provided McCall City Code 8.5.040. (Ord. 953, 12-1-2016; amd. Ord. 1013, 9-22-2022)


4.3.3: SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACTOR LIST:
The City of McCall shall maintain a list of snow removal contractors that have been approved to remove snow from private property within the McCall City limits. (Ord. 953, 12-1-2016)


Enforcement ,Violations & Fees:

There has been code updates this year that affect enforcement, Violations and fees. Previously, snow storage violations were a criminal offense and only the McCall Police Department could issue citations. Now, additional city staff are able to issue citations for the following violations:

SNOW REMOVAL VIOLATIONS SUMMARY

8-5-030:   INTERFERENCE WITH SNOW REMOVAL AND DEPOSIT ON RIGHT OF WAY PROHIBITED:
(A) Snow Deposit Violation - Snow Deposited on Right of Way 
(B) Snow Deposit Violation - Snow Deposited upon the Property of Another Without Permission 

4.3.1: LICENSE REQUIRED
(A) License Violation - General Business License / Snow Removal Permit 

4.3.2: SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACTOR RESPONSIBILITY
(A) Contractor Violation – Failure to Comply

Snow Removal Permit Fees and Violation Fines MCC 4.3.1
Permit for Commercial Snow Removal Fee $125.00 for the initial season (October- April) $75.00 annual renewal due by October 31st of each year. Failure to renew by November 15th each year will result in a penalty of $5.00 per day in additional to penalties outline in MCC 4.1.3

Operating without a permit for commercial snow removal fine       $150

 Administrative fee                                                                            $25

Reconsideration fee                                                                           $10

Administrative fee for unpaid/delinquent violations                        $100

Notice of Snow Storage Violation Fines and Fees MCC 8.5.040

Snow storage violation – right of way                                    $100

Administrative fee                                                                  $25

Reconsideration fee                                                                $10

Administrative fee for unpaid/delinquent violations              $100

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