Services:  Snow Removal
Anne Arundel County provides snow removal services for the community.  Below is some snow removal information customized for our community and some helpful snow tips.  For additional information, visit the Anne Arundel County website. 
Anne Arundel County Snow & Ice Control website
Cul-de-Saq Strategy
Snow Removal Information
  • The County prioritizes the clearing of main and collector roads above residential streets.
  • For a typical storm (less than 4"), residential roads should be clear with 24-36 hours after the storm.
  • Residential roads are cleared to be passable rather than to the bare pavement (see photos below). Passable means that although the road may be snow-covered or snow-packed, at least one travel lane will be accessible with a front-wheel drive car. All-weather tires are a must. If our snowplow driver determines that your street meets our definition of passable, no further service will be provided.
  • The County website has a cul-de-saq clearing strategy (see link above and photos below).
  • Our experience is that Tailwind Lane, Brookstone Drive and Tailwind Court are the first in the community to be plowed.  The other roads in our community may not be plowed, especially those roads that end in a dead end rather than a cul-de-saq, e.g., Fairgrove Lane and Geis Lane.
  • A Level of Service Snow Inquiry is available on the County website (see link above).  You can enter your address to see the service level for your street.  The resulting report has a link at the bottom to report inadequate service.
Preferred Strategy
Alternate Strategy
Helpful Snow Tips
  • DO park your vehicles in your driveway if at all possible. On-street parking is one of the biggest challenges the County snowplow drivers face. If their snowplow drivers feel they cannot safely access your street, no service will be provided. This is especially important on hills, dead-ends, and cul-de-sacs.
  • DO clear your sidewalk of any snow accumulation. Snow removal on sidewalks, driveways, and entrances is the responsibility of the homeowner.
  • DO shovel the snow to the right of your driveway as you face the road.  
  • DO shovel snow from your driveway after a plow has been by to avoid doing double work.
  • DON’T place snow from sidewalks or driveways in the street. Placing snow in the street could contribute to a greater amount of snow being pushed toward your property as the plow passes by.