Toronto receives approximately 130 cm of snow annually and we have a comprehensive snow and ice response plan to tackle it, with operations focused on salting and plowing of roads, sidewalks and bike lanes. The plan prioritizes the safety and mobility of residents above all else, particularly emergency and transit vehicles.

Plowing & Salting

Discover when and how snow and ice is cleared, including Council approved levels of service.

Sidewalk Clearing

Find out when you must clear ice and snow and when City plows take action.

Snow Removal

Learn when snow is moved from streets to designated snow storage sites.

Salt Management

Find out how salt is transported, stored and used in Toronto.

Winter Safety Tips

Be safe this winter with these safety tips for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers.