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Borough of East Stroudsburg, PA
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of East Stroudsburg 5-19-1992 by Ord. No. 972, approved 5-19-1992; amended in its entirety 9-17-2002 by Ord. No. 1131, approved 9-17-2002. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 114.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 136.
As used in the chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated.
ROLLER SKATES
Any footwear or other device that can be attached to the foot containing wheels allowing the wearer to propel himself or herself along a surface. As used in this chapter, roller skates include rollerblades and in-line skates.
SCOOTER
Every device propelled by human power, having one or more wheels affixed to a board or platform upon which any person might ride, stand or sit and having handlebars or a similar device designed for steering.
SKATEBOARD
Every device propelled by human power, having one or more wheels affixed to a board or platform upon which any person might ride, stand or sit.
A. 
No person shall ride or operate roller skates, a skateboard, scooter or other similar device:
(1) 
Upon any public street, alley, highway or public parking lot within the Borough of East Stroudsburg, nor within the limits of any public park within the Borough, except in the skatecourt facility at Dansbury Park.
(2) 
Upon any sidewalk located within the "downtown business district" area bounded as follows:
(a) 
Prospect Street on the east, including the sidewalk on the west side of Prospect Street; west on Analomink Street, including the sidewalk on the north side of Analomink Street and the entire Municipal Building parking lot and walkways to South Courtland Street; south on South Courtland Street and then Washington Street, including the sidewalks on the west side of South Courtland and Washington Streets to the Interborough Bridge; east on Brown Street and then Bridge and Ridgeway Streets, including the sidewalk on the south side of Brown, Bridge and Ridgeway Streets to Prospect Street.
(3) 
Upon any sidewalk located adjacent to any other street, alley or highway located in the Borough of East Stroudsburg except during daylight hours.
(4) 
While hanging on to another vehicle (including a bicycle or another skateboard or a motorized vehicle).
B. 
No skateboard ramp shall be constructed, used or maintained on any sidewalk.
All operators of roller skates, skateboards, scooters and other similar devices shall yield the right-of-way to pedestrian traffic by not operating any skateboard within 20 feet of any pedestrian and shall otherwise operate such devices in a reasonable and safe manner.
The Stroud Area Regional Police Department shall be responsible for enforcing violations of this chapter.
Any person violating any provisions of this chapter shall have their equipment (skateboards, scooters, roller skates and other similar devices) immediately confiscated by the Police Department for a period of 30 days.