Village of Orchard Park, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Orchard Park 9-25-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989 (Ch. 65, Art. VII, of the 1979 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 187.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 200.
The purpose of this chapter is to protect the public health, safety and welfare because of the hazards to the public and the users of skateboards and annoyance to the public in certain areas of the Village. The Board of Trustees finds that the regulations hereafter enacted are such that are reasonably necessary to accomplish these objectives.
As used in this chapter, the following terms will have the meanings indicated:
SKATEBOARD
A board equipped with skate wheels or other similar wheels used for riding by standing thereon and propelling same by foot power. It shall include any device which is similar thereto and commonly used for play purposes.
No person shall use or propel any skateboard on any sidewalk within the following confines:
Name of Street
Side
Location
East Quaker Street
Both
From Buffalo Street to Sunset Lane on the north and to Potter Avenue on the south
North Buffalo Street
Both
From Quaker Street to New Taylor Road
South Buffalo Street
Both
From Quaker Street to School Street on the west and Clark Street on the east
West Quaker Street
Both
From Buffalo Street to North Lincoln Avenue on the north and Lincoln Avenue on the south
No parent, guardian or any other person having the legal care, custody or control of any child under the age of 16 years shall knowingly allow or permit such child to use or propel any skateboard in violation of § 179-3.
The Police Department of Orchard Park shall be responsible for the enforcement of this chapter and shall have the authority to seize any skateboard used in violation of this chapter. The Chief of Police shall determine the period of time that the skateboard shall be held pending completion of the investigation and prosecution of any violators of this chapter until otherwise directed by order of a court of competent jurisdiction.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall be punished as provided in Chapter 1, Article III, of this Code.