Chapter 11.52
SKATEBOARDS

Sections:

11.52.010    Use of skateboards in the central business district, the Fairhaven business district, and in the city block surrounding the library.

11.52.020    Map of central business district.

11.52.025    Map of Fairhaven business district.

11.52.030    City block surrounding the Bellingham public library.

11.52.035    Violation – Penalty.

11.52.010 Use of skateboards in the central business district, the Fairhaven business district, and in the city block surrounding the library.

It is unlawful for any person to use, operate, play with or propel a skateboard upon, over or along the public streets, alleys, sidewalks, parking lots or other public places in the central business district, in the Fairhaven business district, and in the city block surrounding the Bellingham Public Library. [Ord. 2001-01-004; Ord. 1999-04-020].

11.52.020 Map of central business district.

The central business district, for purposes of this chapter, shall be defined as the area depicted on the map following this chapter and as described as follows: on the east bounded by State Street from Whatcom Creek to Maple Street, on the south Maple Street from State Street to Cornwall Street to the intersection of Chestnut and Bay Street, on the west from the intersection of Chestnut and Bay Street to Champion Street, on the southwest from Champion Street to the intersection of Cornwall and York Street, on the north from the intersection of Cornwall and York Street to Railroad and up to Whatcom Creek between Railroad and State Street.

[Ord. 1999-04-020].

11.52.025 Map of Fairhaven business district.

The Fairhaven business district, for purposes of this chapter, shall be defined as the area depicted upon the map following this chapter, and as described as follows: that area bounded by Mill Avenue on the north from 10th Street to 13th Street to Larrabee Avenue on the east, Larrabee Avenue on the south from 13th Street to 10th Street and 10th Street from Larrabee to Mill Avenue on the west. In addition the prohibited area in the Fairhaven district includes 12th Street from Larrabee Avenue to Cowgill and sidewalks on both sides of the street for that distance, and Harris Avenue from 10th Street to 4th Street, including sidewalks.

[Ord. 1999-04-020].

11.52.030 City block surrounding the Bellingham public library.

The city block surrounding the Bellingham public library, for purposes of this chapter, shall be defined as the area described as follows: that one block area bounded by Central Avenue on the south, Grand Avenue on the west, Lottie Street on the north, and Commercial Street on the east, including but not limited to the streets and sidewalk immediately adjacent to the library. [Ord. 1999-04-020].

11.52.035 Violation – Penalty.

Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a civil infraction and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250.00. Community service hours may be imposed in lieu of or in addition to any monetary penalty. [Ord. 1999-04-020].