The City of Pickering offers senior citizens and people with a permanent physical or cognitive disability a snow clearing service in order to assist them with their sidewalk snow clearing responsibilities, and access to their home.

The registration period for the 2023/2024 program is from September 11 to October 13, 2023. 

The program operates from November 1, 2023 to April 30, 2024.

View the online application form

Program Details

  • the program accommodates 750 qualified applicants
  • priority will be given to residents with proof of permanent disability
  • qualified applications will be selected by the use of an electronic lottery system, if applicable or necessary, and applicants will be notified accordingly
  • the program fee is required with the application, by cheque, made payable to the City of Pickering - see below for fee structure

View the information sheet

Fee Structure

The fees will be based on your taxable income found on line 260 of your Tax Assessment. The chart below outlines the fees. If there are two names registered on the title for your home, staff will require a copy of both Tax Assessments, as the incomes will be combined.

Single/Family Income Level


Receipt of Guaranteed Annual Income Supplement (GAINS)


Net Income – less than $86,912

$110.00 + HST = $124.30

Net Income between $86,913 and $142,609

$160.00 + HST = $180.80

Net Income between $142,610 and $199,900

$206.00 + HST = $232.78

Net Income over $199,900

Not Eligible

Service Details

Snow Clearing Service Details

Please contact our Customer Care Centre for more information.