City of Harrisburg, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg by Ord. No. 37-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CROSS-REFERENCES
Curfew: see Ch. 3-333
Curfew for minors at dances: see 3rd Class Code § 2623 (53 P.S. § 37638).
Parental responsibility: see Ch. 3-331.

§ 3-335.1 Prohibitions.

A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person upon roller skates or riding on or by means of a coaster, skateboard, toy vehicle, or similar device to go upon the sidewalk or public plaza in the central business district[1] or upon an inclined ramp or other surface area of any City-owned or privately owned parking garage or lot, any publicly operated garage, or any publicly operated parking lot, where signs forbidding such activity are displayed at the ground level elevator entrance and at each vehicular entrance to the parking garage or parking lot.
[1]
Editor's Note: See definition of "central business district" in Ch. 1-302, Glossary of Terms.
B. 
Any person upon roller skates or riding on or by means of a coaster, skateboard, toy vehicle, or similar device on any sidewalk or right-of-way not open to public vehicular traffic shall exercise due care and shall yield the right-of-way to pedestrians.
C. 
No person shall go upon roller skates or ride on or by means of a coaster, skateboard, toy vehicle, or similar device on any sidewalk or right-of-way not open to public vehicular traffic at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for pedestrian traffic, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.
D. 
Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, nothing contained herein shall operate to prohibit the use of skateboards, roller skates or similar devices in permitted parades, organized business promotions or other organized permitted events such as the Fourth of July or Kipona.

§ 3-335.99 Penalty. [1]

Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to Chapter 3-399, Penalty, of these Codified Ordinances.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1-303).