Chapter 10.68

10.68.000    Chapter Contents


10.68.010    Prohibited in portion of downtown.

10.68.020    Definition of riding.

10.68.030    Negligent operation prohibited.

10.68.040    Violation--Penalty.

10.68.010 Prohibited in portions of downtown

No person shall ride a skateboard upon any street, sidewalk or public parking lot within the following described area of downtown:

An area bounded on the West by the easterly border of the travelled portion of Water Street; on the South by the southerly border of the travelled portion of Legion Way; on the East by the easterly edge of the sidewalk on the East side of Washington Street; and on the North by the northerly edge of the sidewalk on the North side of State Avenue.

(Ord. 4949 §1, 1988; Ord. 4699 §1(part), 1986).

10.68.020 Definition of riding

For purposes of this chapter, a person is deemed to be "riding" a skateboard if he/she is standing, with one or both feet touching the skateboard, crouching, sitting or lying upon the skateboard while it is in motion.

(Ord. 4699 §1(part), 1986).

10.68.030 Negligent operation prohibited

It is unlawful for any person to operate a skateboard in a negligent manner upon any roadway, sidewalk or publicly owned parking lot whether or not said operation occurs within the area described in this Section 10.68.010 of this chapter. For purposes of this section, "to operate in a negligent manner" means the operation of a skateboard in such a manner as to endanger or be likely to endanger any person or property.

(Ord. 4699 §1(part), 1986).

10.68.040 Violation –Penalty

A.    Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a civil infraction, and upon a finding of a violation thereof, shall be subject to a monetary Penalty of not more than two hundred fifty dollars.

B.    Any wilful failure to respond to a notice of infraction under this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Section 10.24.060 of this code.

(Ord. 4699 §1(part), 1986).