Several local cities and towns have laws on the books to make sure sidewalks are clear after snowstorms. Here is what you need to know to make sure you don’t get fined.

Albany:

Residents have 24 hours after the snow stops falling to clear and salt sidewalks in front of their home.

Troy:

Residents have until 10 a.m. the day after the snow stops to clear sidewalks in front of their home.

Schenectady:

Residents have 24 hours after the snow stops falling to clear sidewalks and fire hydrants in front of their home.

Saratoga:

Residents have 12 hours after snow to make sure that the sidewalk in front of their home is clear of snow.

Amsterdam:

Residents have 12 hours after snow to make sure that the sidewalk in front of their home is clear of snow.

Glens Falls:

Residents have 5 hours after snow stops falling to clear sidewalks, if the snow stops overnight then the city considers the event over at 7 a.m.

Hudson:

Residents are responsible for keeping the sidewalks in front of their homes clear of snow and ice.

Pittsfield:

Residents have 24 hours after the snow stops falling to clear and salt sidewalks in front of their home.