Village of Fort Plain, NY
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fort Plain as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 157.
[Adopted 9-21-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
SKATEBOARD
A narrow board of wood, plastic, fiberglass or similar material with roller-skate or other type wheels attached thereto, used for rolling, gliding or moving on any hard surface.
VILLAGE
The Village of Fort Plain, New York.
VILLAGE STREETS
Any and all streets, highways and roadways, whether belonging to the Village or the State of New York, that are located anywhere within the Village which are used for vehicle traffic, including any streets, highways or roadways located within any municipal parks located within the Village.
It shall be unlawful for any person to use, operate or ride a skateboard on any Village streets, sidewalks or parks within the Village at any time or on any private property within the Village without having first obtained the permission of the landowner.
A. 
A first violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $100.
B. 
Any second or subsequent violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both. In addition thereto, upon the second or any subsequent violation of this chapter, any person charged with a violation of this chapter based on the personal observation of the police officer making such charge shall have his or her skateboard confiscated at the time such subsequent charge is made, and such skateboard shall not be returned to the owner or user thereof unless it shall be determined by the court having jurisdiction that a violation of this chapter shall not have occurred.
[Adopted 6-7-2006 by L.L. No. 1-2006]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BUSINESS AREA
The streets, sidewalks, parks, parking areas including and adjacent to Willett Street from Main Street to Webster Street, Canal Street from Main Street to Prospect Street, Main Street from Willett Street to South Street, River Street, Legion Street, Plaza Street, Division Street from Canal Street to Center Street, Mohawk Street from Canal Street to Center Street and Center Street from Mohawk Street to Main Street.
IN-LINE SKATE
A roller skate whose wheels are arranged in a straight line.
ROLLER SKATE
A shoe or boot with wheels or casters attached to its sole for skating on hard surfaces.
VILLAGE
The Village of Fort Plain, New York.
It shall be unlawful for any person to use in-line skates or roller skates in the business area of the Village at any time.
A. 
No person shall use in-line skates or roller skates upon any private property in the Village without obtaining the permission of the landowner.
B. 
No person shall use in-line skates or roller skates upon any public street, highway, sidewalk, park or parking area in the Village in any place where same is not expressly prohibited, except in a prudent and careful manner and unless such person maintains control and operates in a prudent manner with reasonable regard to the safety of such person, other persons and/or the general public.
A. 
A first violation of this article shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $100.
B. 
Any second or subsequent violation of this article shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both. In addition thereto, upon the second or any subsequent violation of this article, any person charged with a violation of this article based on the personal observation of the police officer making such charge shall have his or her in-line skates or roller skates confiscated at the time such subsequent charge is made, and same shall not be returned to the owner or user thereof unless it shall be determined by the court having jurisdiction that a violation of this article shall not have occurred.