§ 130.006  USE OF SKATEBOARDS, ROLLER BLADES AND LIKE INSTRUMENTS LIMITED.
   (A)   Definitions. For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      BUSINESS DISTRICTS OF THE CITY. For purposes of this section only, includes only the following streets: Main Street from 2nd Street to 3rd Avenue; 2nd Street from State Street to Church Street; 1st Street from State Street to Church Street; Center Street from State Street to Church Street; 1st Avenue from State Street to Church Street; 2nd Avenue from State Street to Church Street.
      PUBLIC PLACE. Alleys, parking lots, buildings owned or occupied by the city, the Iowa Veterans Home and terraces or parkades adjacent to roadways.
      SKATEBOARD (OR OTHER LIKE INSTRUMENT). Any non-motorized instrument used to transport a person by means of wheels or rollers propelled solely by the force of its rider and does not include any wagon or other device not so propelled.
   (B)   Prohibited uses.
      (1)   No person shall use, operate or permit the use or operation of any skateboard or like instrument on any sidewalk, parking lot or public place in the business districts of the city.
      (2)   No person shall use, operate or permit the use or operation of any skateboard or like instrument on any street in the city or at the Iowa Veterans Home.
   (C)   Restricted use.
      (1)   The use of any skateboard or other like instrument is permitted on all other sidewalks and in all other public places, except those mentioned in divisions (A) and (B) above, within the city.
      (2)   Provided, however, that, any person who shall use, operate or permit to be used or operated any such skateboard or like instrument shall do so in a careful and prudent manner and not in a manner so as to cause or be likely to cause danger or injury to any person or property.
   (D)   Right-of-way. The user or passenger of any such skateboard or like instrument shall give the right-of-way to any pedestrian, motor vehicle or any other user of the sidewalk or public place and shall not interfere with the proper use of any sidewalk or public place by any other person.
(2013 Code, § 21-4.1)  (Ord. 13525, passed 4-9-1979; Ord. 14498, passed 2-27-1995)  Penalty, see § 130.999