Sidewalks Old, Cracked? Canton Has 2 Programs

CASNTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Old, cracked, collapsing sidewalks in front of your house?

The city of Canton has two sidewalk replacement programs.

The city will pay up to 50-percent to replace eligible sidewalks in the city.

Residents can either pay the approved contractor up front and receive a rebate, or be billed semi-annually by the city for that 50-percent, with payments spread out over five years at no interest.

Here’s the residential info and application.

Here’s the commercial aplication.

There’s also a Senior Sidewalk Program.

The city will pay 100-percent of sidewalk replacement under the program, if someone over 65 lives in the house.

Income guidelines may apply.