City of Amesbury, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Amesbury as Art. 45 of the 1990 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No skateboards or roller skates/roller blades will be allowed to be used on the sidewalks or other pathways/stairways intended for pedestrian use in the areas of the central business district defined as follows:
Main Street from Sparhawk Street to Market Square.
School Street.
Friend Street from School Street to Main Street.
Elm Street from Market Square to R Street.
Market Street from Boardman Street to Market Square.
The Millyard.
Market Square.
All municipal parking areas.
All City property not designated for this purpose, i.e., public buildings and their grounds, including but not limited to the public library, City Hall, and Ordway Building (Council on Aging).
Additionally, skateboards, roller blades and roller skates shall be not be permitted on streets and sidewalks that are part of the Heritage Vale and Powow Villa housing developments, specifically Nayson's Court, Summer Street and all Amesbury Housing Authority streets and paths adjacent to Powow Villa units and all Amesbury public school property.[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
Each offense shall be punishable by a fine of $50. Any violator of this chapter who is unable to properly identify himself to a police officer at the time of the offense may have his skateboard, roller blades or roller skates confiscated by the police until such time as the party can provide proper identification to the police.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).