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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a skateboard, in any of the following places within the city:
(1) On any sidewalk or street in the business district of the city, all that part of the city described as follows:
(a) Pioneer Corner Park;
(b) Fredricksburg Landing Park, or on the following streets or sidewalks;
(c) First Street;
(d) Second Street;
(e) Third Street;
(f) Main Cross Street;
(g) Fourth Street between Pearl Street and High Street.
(2) On any public property where signs are posted prohibiting such use.
(3) On any private property unless the owner, or person in charge of such property has given written consent.
(a) The person operating the skateboard shall have in his or her possession at the time of operation the written consent of the owner or person in charge of the private property on which he or she is operating the skateboard.
(b) The written consent described in division (A)(3) above shall grant to the person named therein permission to operate a skateboard on the property described in the consent No more than one person shall be named as the permittee on a written consent. A written consent shall be invalid unless the name of the permittee is written therein. A written consent shall not be transferable.
(c) A person who is the owner of private property in the city, his or her spouse, dependent children, or tenants and their dependent children who reside upon the property shall, without procuring the written consent described in division (A)(3) above, have the right to operate a skateboard on private property of which they are bona fide owners, or the spouse or dependent children of the owners, or tenants or dependent children of tenants who reside upon the property.
(B) Skateboards shall yield the right-of-way to other pedestrians using public sidewalks, and shall not otherwise endanger or interfere with pedestrian traffic on those sidewalks.
(Ord. 1999.008, passed 7-12-99; Am. Ord. 2005-08, passed 8-8-05) Penalty, see § 76.99