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The two Tinker documents are final orders - not opinions - from the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Unlike opinions, orders apply only to the parties in the case. Final orders from September 2014 to the present are now available on the Supreme Court's website (see links below).
State v. Jackman, 69 N.H. 318 (1898) is the case that so many newspaper articles refer to when they write about snow removal. It's difficult to find case law this old online, so we've scanned the print version and uploaded it.
'The principal issue in this case is whether the owner of a building which redirects precipitation, thereby causing an accumulation of snow and ice on a public sidewalk immediately adjacent to the building, is strictly liable to a tenant who is injured by falling on the snow-covered sidewalk. We hold that there is no such liability.'
'On January 17, 1982, Jane L. Ritzman slipped and fell on a natural accumulation of snow on the shoulder of Main Street in Hopkinton. Mrs. Ritzman fell while walking toward the sidewalk in front of the defendants' store, The Cracker Barrel. The area where she fell is used for parking by customers of the store and has been periodically plowed by the defendants.'
The plaintiff brought an action seeking injunctive relief that would require the Town to make the section of sidewalk at issue accessible to persons with disabilities by removing snow from it during the winter months.
'[T]o the extent a sidewalk is deemed part of a “facility” that is “required to be readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities” under the ADA, the maintenance obligations of the public entity having control over the sidewalk include the reasonable removal of snow, ice or debris rendering the sidewalk inaccessible. Because, as noted above, the town concedes that 28 C.F.R. § 35.133 applies to the sidewalk at issue, the trial court did not err by concluding that the town’s maintenance obligations relative to it include the removal of snow, ice and debris. ... The refusal to remove any snow is not a reasonable limit upon the removal of snow, but is an abdication by the town of its obligation altogether.'
These are examples of some local town and city ordinances dealing with snow removal. To find your local ordinances, go to your municipality's website or check with the town clerk.