[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Millsboro 9-6-1988 by Ord. No. XLIX; amended in its entirety 12-5-2011. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall be applicable unless the context clearly indicates to the contrary:
- PUBLIC PROPERTY
- Any property which has been conveyed to the Town of Millsboro by a deed of record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, and any property held by the Town of Millsboro under a lease notwithstanding that such lease is not of record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, and any property over which the Town of Millsboro exercises control by any agreement, oral or written.
- A piece of wood or other material to which wheels are attached and propelled by a human being.
- Any boulevard, road, avenue, highway, alley, street, sidewalk and any other public thoroughfare, including the sidewalks and shoulders adjacent to any such public thoroughfare, located within the corporate limits of the Town of Millsboro.
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or operate any skateboard on any street or on any public property within the corporate limits of the Town of Millsboro.
Games. It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, kick or project in any manner whatsoever in the streets of the Town of Millsboro any stone, ball or other missile, including but not limited to the playing or practicing of athletic games, quoits, pitching pennies, playing marbles and like games.
Objects and obstructions. It shall be unlawful for any person to place, maintain or permit any object or obstruction upon any part of any streets of the Town of Millsboro; provided, however, that nothing herein shall prohibit:
Placement of any object upon any streets of the Town of Millsboro pursuant to written permission first obtained from the Town of Millsboro in accordance with standards and regulations established by Town ordinance or policy; or
The temporary placement of an object upon a street of the Town of Millsboro during the process of loading, unloading, transporting or otherwise moving such object from one place to another over, upon or across such street.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction by a court of competent jurisdiction, shall be fined for the first offense not less than $5 nor more than $15 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, and for the second and any subsequent offense shall be fined not less than $10 nor more then $25 and shall pay the costs of prosecution.
For the purpose of this chapter, each day or part of a day that a violation occurs shall be deemed to be a separate offense.