Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Barnstable 11-3-1979 (Art. XXXV of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noncriminal disposition — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Roller skates and skateboards — See Ch. 408.

§ 173-1 Roller-skating and skateboarding in congested areas prohibited.

No person shall roller-skate or skateboard on public sidewalks in congested areas of Town.

§ 173-2 Use of public ways prohibited.

No person shall roller-skate or skateboard in public ways in congested areas of Town.

§ 173-3 Town Manager authorized to adopt rules and regulations. [1]

The Town Manager shall adopt rules and regulations to preserve and promote the public safety, consistent with this chapter, governing the use and rental of roller skates and/or skateboards within the Town. Such regulations shall become effective when filed with the Town Clerk and published in a newspaper having general circulation within the Town, and may include, but need not be limited to, designation of the areas in which, or the times or seasons during which, roller-skating is prohibited, and may prohibit roller-skating and/or skateboarding on Town property in congested areas which is not part of a public way or sidewalk.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 408, Roller Skates and Skateboards.

§ 173-4 Violations and penalties.

Whoever violates the provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $50.

§ 173-5 Severability.

The provisions of this chapter are severable. If any provisions of the chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held unconstitutional or invalid by any authority of competent jurisdiction, the application of such provisions to any other person or circumstance or the application of the remaining provisions of this chapter shall not be impaired.