[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Woodstown 5-11-1896 as Ord. No. 20. Amended in its entirety 4-28-98 by Ord. No. 528. Further amendments noted where applicable.]
Be it ordained by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Woodstown, in the County of Salem and State of New Jersey:
- Any two wheeled vehicle having a rear drive wheel which is solely human-powered and having a seat height of 25 inches or greater when the seat is in the lowest adjustable position.
- ROLLER BLADE
- Any roller skate, inline skate or other equipment worn on the feet and used for recreation or transportation purposes.
- SKATE BOARD
- Any form of horizontal platform mounted on wheels and used for recreation or transportation purposes by an individual positioned on top of the platform and propelled by gravity or human power.
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or use a bicycle, roller blades or a skate board on the sidewalks within the Borough of Woodstown in those commercial districts identified as C-1 and L-C on the Official Zoning Map for the Borough of Woodstown. These districts include the sidewalks located adjacent to the following streets: West Avenue, Green Street, North Main Street, South Main Street, East Avenue, West Maple Street, East Maple Street, Maple Court and Bowen Avenue to the extent these streets are included within the prohibited zones.
No roller blades, bicycles or skate boards may be utilized on any private property without the express consent of the owner or occupant of said property.
No roller blades nor skate boards may be used within the Borough of Woodstown at any time between one hour after sunset and sunrise of the following day. This section of the chapter shall not prohibit the use of skate boards and roller blades on private property when such use is with the express consent of the owner or occupant of said property.
For a first violation of this chapter, the Municipal Court may impose a fine not exceeding $500, forfeiture of the roller blades, skate board or bicycle used in violation of this chapter, and may order community service. For a second or subsequent violation, all of the penalties available for the first violation may be imposed, however, the minimum fine shall be $200. The police are authorized to seize any bicycle, skate board or roller blades as evidence pending a final disposition of the charges.