Village of Whitesboro, NY
Oneida County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Whitesboro 10-29-1991 by L.L. No. 2-1991. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 193.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 244.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 275.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ROLLER BLADES
A single platform which is mounted on a single roll of wheels running from front to rear, having no mechanism or other device with which to steer or control the direction of movement, thereof while being used, operated or ridden.
SKATEBOARD
A single platform which is mounted on wheels, having no mechanism or other device with which to steer or control the direction of movement thereof while being used, operated or ridden.
No person shall use or ride upon any skateboard or roller blades in any public park or public parking lot or street or sidewalk within the Village of Whitesboro.
[Amended 3-24-2008 by L.L. No. 2-2008]
Any police officer who shall observe any person using, operating or riding upon a skateboard or rollerblades in violation of this chapter shall take possession of the skateboard or rollerblades and issue a dated, written notice of such violation to the person, if over 18 years of age, and to the person and his or her parent or guardian, if under 18 years of age, together with a copy of this chapter and shall file a copy of such written notice with the Village Clerk. In case of the first offense, the skateboard or rollerblades will be returned to the rider at the Whitesboro Police Station upon the appearance of the rider, if the rider is of the age of 18 years of age or older, or appearance thereof of the rider accompanied by his or her parent or guardian, if the rider is under the age of 18 years. In case of a second offense, the skateboard or rollerblades shall be taken from the rider and not returned to him or her for 15 days upon appearance at the Whitesboro Police Station as aforesaid. In case of a third offense, the skateboard or rollerblades shall be taken from the rider and not returned to him for 60 days, upon appearance at the Whitesboro Police Station as set forth above; and, in the case of any further events, the skateboard or rollerblades shall be taken from the rider and forfeited to the Village of Whitesboro.