[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Westfield 4-18-1961 as Ch. I, Art. XVIII, of the 1961 Ordinances; amended in its entirety 11-5-1964. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 10-30-1995 by L.L. No. 5-1995]
No person shall ride a bicycle, motorized bicycle or skateboard upon any sidewalk in the business district of the Village. The term "business district" shall, for the purposes of this chapter, include the following only: sidewalk on the northerly side of East Main Street, extending from Portage Street to the westerly bounds of the Methodist Church property; sidewalk on the southerly side of Main Street, extending from Portage Street to Union Street; sidewalk on the east side of North Portage Street, extending from Main Street to Clinton Street; sidewalk on the west side of North Portage Street, extending from Main Street to Clinton Street; sidewalks on both sides of Market Street; sidewalks on both sides of Elm Street, extending from Main Street to a point opposite the southerly side of Eason Hall.
No more than one person shall ride a single bicycle on the sidewalks of the Village.
All bicycles operated or driven on any sidewalk in the Village shall have attached thereto all equipment required by the laws of the State of New York when such vehicles are operated or driven upon any public highway, including adequate brakes, steering mechanism in good working order, sound device and proper lights.
Upon any violation of this chapter, the vehicle involved shall be impounded and held by the Police Department until the penalty provided shall have been satisfied.
[Added 10-30-1995 by L.L. No. 5-1995]
Unless otherwise provided in the Vehicle and Traffic Law, any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense and shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $250 or a term of imprisonment not exceeding 15 days, or both. Each day's continued violation shall constitute a separate offense.