The Assembly – Removes snow and treats all PRIVATE streets (white signs/blue letters), alleys, and common area sidewalks (like the sidewalks at the Community Center, Pleasant Circle, Route 355, and the bike path on Gaither Road).
The City of Rockville – Removes snow and treats all of the CITY streets, sidewalks, and bike/trail paths located within King Farm. The City clears snow from 160 miles of roadways, 30 miles of publicly owned sidewalks, walkways and pathways, and 18 City-owned facilities and parks with parking lots.
The City crews treat and plow roads in the following priority order:
- Primary roads consist of major arterial roads, emergency routes, central business districts, and primary residential roads near schools.
- Secondary roads that consist of the remainder of neighborhood streets, alleyways, and cul-de-sacs.
- There are Primary and Secondary streets located in King Farm. Often residents residing on City streets in King Farm are concerned when they see other streets have been cleared and theirs have not. For more information, call the City of Rockville Public Works Department at (240) 314-8500.
ALL King Farm homeowners are responsible for removing snow/ice from driveway aprons, lead walks, and any and all sidewalks adjacent to their property within:
* 1-3 inches = 24 hours
* 3-9 inches = 48 hours
* More than 10 inches = 72 hours
**Violators can be fined, so make sure you clear your sidewalks! To report property owners or businesses that have not cleared their sidewalks, call 240-314-8330 or complete the online form. If you require assistance to remove snow or ice, and you do not have the financial means to hire someone to do this for you, please contact Senior Social Services at 240-314-8810. SSS is also looking for volunteers and contractors for snow removal.