ARTICLE IRiding on Sidewalks (§ 98-1 — § 98-2)
ARTICLE IIRegistration (§ 98-3 — § 98-11)
§ 98-1Riding prohibited.
§ 98-2Penalties for offenses.
All persons are forbidden to ride bicycles upon the sidewalks of the village at any time in the day or night.
Minors apprehended in violation, as well as the parents or guardians of such minors, will be issued appearance tickets to appear in court, and upon conviction for an offense, the registration of such minor's bicycle may be suspended for a period not to exceed 30 days.
§ 98-3Registration and tagging required.
§ 98-4Registration procedure; fee.
§ 98-5Period of validity; reregistration.
§ 98-6Record of registration; issuance of identification tags.
§ 98-7Mechanical condition; suspension of registration.
§ 98-8Unauthorized removal of tag.
§ 98-9Change of ownership; cessation of operation.
§ 98-10Prohibited acts.
§ 98-11Penalties for offenses.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a bicycle upon any street in the Village of Monticello unless said bicycle is registered and tagged as herein provided.
Registration shall be made by filing with the Police Department the name and address of the owner of the bicycle, together with a complete description of such bicycle, on forms provided by said Department.
Registrations will be kept and license tags will be valid for a period of one year, with reregistration on or before the 30th day of April of each year thereafter.
Registrations shall be serially numbered and kept on file in the Police Department as a public record. Upon such registration said Department shall cause an identification tag to be affixed to the registered bicycle, serially numbered to correspond with the registration number. Such tag shall remain affixed to the bicycle unless removed by said Department for cause or for retagging upon reregistration. In case of theft or loss, a duplicate tag shall be issued for such fee as shall be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees. All registrations shall expire on the 30th day of April.
No bicycle shall be registered which is in an unsafe mechanical condition. The Chief of Police shall have authority to suspend the registration of and remove the identification tag from any bicycle operated contrary to any state law or village ordinance or operated while in an unsafe mechanical condition, such suspension and removal to continue for a period not to exceed 30 days, provided that such registration shall not be reinstated nor such identification tag be replaced while such bicycle is in an unsafe mechanical condition. Said suspension and removal shall be in addition to other penalties provided.
No person shall willfully remove, deface or destroy any identification tag.
Within 10 days after any bicycle registered hereunder shall have changed ownership or been dismantled or taken out of operation, the person in whose name the bicycle has been registered shall report such information to the Police Department. In case of change of ownership, the registration shall thereupon be changed to show the name of the new owner. In case of dismantling and taking out of operation, the registration shall be canceled and identification tag destroyed.
The operation of an untagged or unregistered bicycle, or the operation of a bicycle in a manner considered dangerous to self, others or property or in such a manner that said operation violates the provisions of this article is prohibited.
Minors apprehended in violation, as well as the parents or guardians of such minors, will be issued appearance tickets to appear in court, and upon conviction for an offense, the registration of the bicycle can be suspended for a period not to exceed 30 days.