10.11.2372 – Roller Skating

  1. Definition of Roller Skates:  Roller skates shall be defined as any device worn on the foot with wheels and which is propelled by human power.  This definition includes devices commonly known as or referred to as in-line skates.
  2. No person shall use roller skates, including in-line skates, on any public property, except sidewalks, crosswalks, and riverwalks.  Whenever any person is skating upon a sidewalk, crosswalk, or riverwalk, such person shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give an audible signal before overtaking and passing such pedestrian.
  3. The director of public works, or his designee, shall place and maintain signs prohibiting the using of roller skates, including in-line skates, as specified in subsection B above.
  4. Any person found guilty of this section 10.11.2372 shall be fined twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
(2008-M-51: § 1; 1997-M-16: § 1)