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a. Operation of Skateboards, Roller Blades, Roller Skates and Stunt-type Bicycles on Public Property Prohibited.
1. Unless otherwise permitted by City rule or regulation, it shall be unlawful for any person to ride or operate roller blades, roller skates, a skateboard, or stunt-type bicycle upon public property in the City of Boston. Public property includes, but is not limited to, stairs, fountain areas, plazas, or any area under the care, custody, and control of the City but, for the purpose of this subsection, shall not include streets or sidewalks.
2. The Transportation Commission may by regulation declare it unlawful for any person to ride or operate roller blades, roller skates, a skateboard or stunt-type bicycle upon specific streets or sidewalks within the City.
b. Penalties. An individual who violates paragraph a. of this subsection shall be subject to a fine of one hundred ($100.00) dollars for a first offense and two hundred ($200.00) dollars for any subsequent offense, but a court may authorize community service in lieu of all or part of this fine.
c. Enforcement. The provisions of G.L. c. 40, s. 21D may be utilized to enforce this Ordinance.
d. Severability. The provisions of this section shall be severable and if any section, part or portion hereof shall be held invalid for any purpose by any court of competent jurisdiction, the decision of the court shall not affect or impair any remaining section, part or portion thereof.
(Ord. 1997 c. 8 §§ 1–3; Ord. 2003 c. 1)