Sidewalk maintenance is the homeowner’s or the subdivisions Homeowner’s Association’s responsibility
Per Frederick County Code: § 1-15-4. OWNERS TO REPAIR SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS. After a sidewalk has been improved or constructed within the road right-of-way, either alone or in combination with a driveway entrance, the owner of land abutting the street area in which the sidewalk has been constructed shall be responsible for maintaining such sidewalk and driveway entrance in good repair, including snow removal. The owner of land abutting the street area in which the sidewalk has been constructed shall also be responsible for maintaining the space between the sidewalks and the curbs of the roadway or edge of road pavement and between the sidewalk and property line. After a driveway has been constructed, it shall be deemed a part of the sidewalk whether or not there is a sidewalk improvement extending along the balance of the frontage of the property for the purposes of repair. Requirements relating to the construction or reconstruction of the sidewalk as provided in this chapter shall be applicable to reconstruction of a driveway.
(Ord. 97-01-179, 1-21-1997; Ord. 14-23-678, 11-13-2014) Frederick County Code - Sidewalk Maintenance