Village of Spencerport, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Spencerport 8-7-1990 by L.L. No. 9-1990 (Ch. 108 of the 1988 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks — See Ch. 220.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 280.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 310.

§ 267-1 Prohibited activities.

A. 
No person shall operate or ride any device commonly known as a "skateboard" within the Village limits between the hours of 11:00 p.m. at night to 6:00 a.m. the following morning.
B. 
No person shall operate or ride any device commonly known as a "skateboard" upon or in any of the places stated in the restricted areas.
C. 
No person shall operate or ride any device commonly known as a "skateboard" on a public street or sidewalk:
(1) 
In a careless manner without due caution and circumspection.
(2) 
While endangering or in a manner to create a risk or danger to any person or property.
(3) 
In any manner to impede or interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic.
(4) 
In such a manner as to not have at least one foot in contact with the skateboard at all times.
D. 
No person shall place, locate or leave a skateboard ramp in any public roadway, including the entire paved and improved surface thereof, including gutter areas, from curb-to-curb, where curbs exist, or on any public sidewalk.

§ 267-2 Restricted areas.

Restricted areas shall be as follows:
A. 
Streets, roads, highways, including the entire paved and improved surface thereof, including gutter areas, from curb to curb, where curbs exist:
(1) 
All of Route 259 (Union Street).
(2) 
All of Route 31 (Nichols Street).
(3) 
All of Big Ridge Road.
(4) 
All of Canal Road.
(5) 
All of Lyell Avenue.
(6) 
All of Church Street.
(7) 
All of Slayton Avenue.
(8) 
All of East Avenue.
(9) 
Amity Street east of Martha Street.
(10) 
West Avenue east of Martha Street.
(11) 
Coleman Avenue north of Maplewood Avenue.
(12) 
Coolidge Avenue north of Maplewood Avenue.
(13) 
Prospect Street north of Maplewood Avenue.
B. 
Sidewalks:
(1) 
Amity Street east of Martha Street.
(2) 
West Avenue east of Martha Street.
(3) 
Church Street.
(4) 
Route 259 (Union Street) between the canal and Lyell Avenue.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
(5) 
East Avenue.
(6) 
Slayton Avenue.
C. 
Parking lots:
(1) 
All Village-owned or -leased parking lots.
(2) 
Any parking lots available for public use, whether privately or publicly owned, provided that the Village has received written verification from the owner requesting enforcement of this chapter.
D. 
Cemeteries:
(1) 
All cemeteries in the Village, provided that the Village has received written verification from the owner requesting enforcement of this chapter.
E. 
Parks:
(1) 
Any public park.
(2) 
Veteran's Memorial Park.

§ 267-3 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
SKATEBOARD
A device consisting of a board, regardless of material composition, to which there is affixed one or more wheels for purposes of supporting said board and providing locomotion thereto.
SKATEBOARD RAMPS
Includes all ramps commonly referred to as such, platforms manufactured or contrived surfaces of any and every pattern or configuration and other similar devices and things designed for use for riding a skateboard upon or above any area.

§ 267-4 Penalties for offenses.

A. 
Operation in violation.
(1) 
Any police officer whose jurisdiction includes this Village who shall observe any person using, operating or riding upon a skateboard in violation of this chapter shall:
(a) 
Upon the first violation, take possession of the skateboard for a minimum period of 48 hours, after which the skateboard shall be returned to the parent or guardian of a minor violator or, in the case of an adult violator, to the violator himself. A storage and handling fee of $25 shall be waived for this first violation.
(b) 
Upon the second violation, take possession of the skateboard for a minimum of 72 hours, after which the skateboard shall be returned to the parent or guardian of a minor violator or, in the case of an adult violator, to the violator himself. A storage and handling fee of $25 shall be paid prior to the release of the confiscated skateboard.
(c) 
Upon a third violation and upon each subsequent violation, take possession of the skateboard for a minimum period of one week, after which the skateboard shall be returned to the parent or guardian of a minor violator or, in the case of an adult violator, to the violator himself. A storage and handling fee of $50 shall be paid prior to the release of the confiscated skateboard.
(2) 
All storage and handling fees are to be paid to the Spencerport Village Clerk at the Spencerport Village Office during normal business hours.
B. 
Skateboard ramps shall not be allowed on any public street or sidewalk. Any police officer observing a violation of this chapter shall notify the violator or violators immediately, at which time he, she or they shall be instructed to remove the ramp to a lawful place. If the ramp is not so removed, or if notice cannot be immediately given for any reason, the Village Department of Public Works shall remove the ramp, and, if unclaimed within seven days thereafter, the ramp shall be deemed abandoned and shall be disposed of in an appropriate manner.