Markham. City of

Site: Markham Civic Centre

Service: Senior's Driveway Windrow Removal Assistance

Record Details
Office Phone 905-477-5530
Funding City / Town
Description (Service) Helps disabled and elderly residents maintain road access from their driveways during the winter season * clears row of snow (snow windrow) created at end of driveway after street plowed; 
Crews are dispatched to clear the centre portion of snow windrows (one car width only) on all roads following a 7.5 cm (3”) snow fall * windrows will be cleared within 8 hours after crews plow the road (the Town reserves the right to decide when snow windrow service will take place * also note that the windrow left from the sidewalk plow is not included in this service)
Hours Customer Service Office Hours: Mon-Wed, Fri 8 am-5 pm, Thu 8 am-7 pm
Areas Served Markham
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
In order to qualify for this program, all individual(s) residing in the household must be 60 years or older (proof of age is required) or younger than 12 years of age * if any members of the household are between the ages of 12 years and 60 years, a current and valid doctor’s certificate confirming they are physically unable to clear snow must be provided 
PLEASE NOTE: Residential homes with rear lanes do not qualify for this service because different procedures are in place for snow removal * snow is pushed straight ahead out of the rear lane and hauled away leaving only a minimal amount of residual snow, which makes this service unnecessary for these areas
Application Submit an application form and provide required documentation * The application form can be obtained online, in person at the Contact Centre counter, or by phone (form will be mailed to you) * Users must re-apply every year to keep receiving the service 
Mail or drop off your completed application form to: 
Attn SNOW 
The City of Markham 
Customer Contact Centre 
101 Town Centre Blvd 
Markham, Ontario 
L3R 9W3 
Attn: Contact Centre – Snow
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
Markham Civic Centre
101 Town Centre Blvd
Markham, ON L3R 9W3
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Intersection Warden Ave and Hwy 7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Older Adults


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