Borough of Charleroi, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Charleroi 5-11-1988 by Ord. No. 844; readopted 10-8-1991 by Ord. No. 873 as Ch. 77, Art. I, of the 1991 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noise control — See Ch. 230.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 324.

§ 284-1 Prohibited uses.

The use of skateboards within the Borough is hereby prohibited as follows:
A. 
On any public street having a grade of 6% or more;
B. 
On any public street where the volume or speed of the vehicular traffic or the width of the street renders the street unsafe or unsuitable for skateboarding, as determined by the Chief of Police;
C. 
In any portion of this Borough specifically designated as a business district, including but not limited to streets, sidewalks, parking lots, both private and public.

§ 284-2 Protective clothing required.

Skateboard operators shall wear protective coverings for their hands, knees, elbows and heads when operating a skateboard and shall not operate a skateboard while barefoot.

§ 284-3 Single riders only.

No more than one person shall operate or ride on a skateboard at one time.

§ 284-4 Yield to all traffic.

Notwithstanding their status as pedestrians, skateboard operators on streets and sidewalks shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicular and to all pedestrian traffic upon the street or sidewalk.

§ 284-5 Erection of signs authorized.

The Street Department of this Borough is authorized to erect official traffic control signs where skateboarding is prohibited.

§ 284-6 Violations and penalties.

Penalties are as set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, Enforcement; General Penalty, of this Code.