City of Crisfield, MD
Somerset County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Crisfield 6-13-1979 by Ord. No. 323. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sidewalks and curbs — See Ch. 95, Art. I.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 106.
For the purposes herein, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BICYCLE, MOPED, MINIBIKE, MOTORBIKE, MOTOR SCOOTER AND GO-CART
Any conventional vehicle of two or more wheels propelled mechanically or by the rider, or as said terms are defined by the Transportation Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
The rider or operator of a bicycle, moped, minibike, motorbike, motor scooter or go-cart on any street, alley or property of the City of Crisfield shall have said vehicle under proper control at all times and shall not operate at a rate of speed greater than is reasonable and proper and shall not use the streets, alleys or property so as to endanger the person or property of another. All operators aforesaid shall at all times comply with all other traffic laws and regulations of the city and the State of Maryland.
[Amended 5-14-1980 by Ord. No. 338; 6-15-1998 by Ord. No. 515]
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or operate any bicycle, moped, minibike, motorbike, motor scooter, go-cart or skateboard on or over public sidewalks of the city, except where curblines have been cut for the purpose of vehicular access to abutting property and there only for said purpose. This also includes the City Dock and the property owned by the City of Crisfield known as the "CPI" Factory. This section shall not apply in any area of the city zoned residential.
[Amended 9-12-1979 by Ord. No. 333]
Violation of this chapter shall be declared to be a municipal infraction. The penalty for violation shall be $10 for each initial offense.