Borough of Ligonier, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ligonier 1-12-1989 by Ord. No. 438B; amended in its entirety 2-9-1995 by Ord. No. 476. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 135.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 145.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BICYCLE
Every device propelled by human power upon which any person may ride, having two tandem wheels, either of which is more than 20 inches in diameter.
SKATEBOARD
A single platform which is mounted on wheels, having no mechanism or other device with which to steer or control the direction of movement thereof while being used, operated or ridden.
WHEELED DEVICE
Any device not listed previously, propelled by human power and having wheels, upon which any person may ride. Wheelchairs and baby strollers are excepted from the provisions of this chapter.
[Amended 11-8-2001 by Ord. No. 517]
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride a bicycle, skateboard or any other wheeled device upon any sidewalk in the Borough of Ligonier inside the area bounded by Cypress Street on the east, Hemlock Street on the west, Locust Street on the north and Freeman Street on the south, and on any public walk in the Diamond, in Mellon Park, in Friendship Park and in St. Clair Grove in said Borough.
A. 
The bicycle, skateboard or wheeled device of any violator may be impounded by the Borough police, to be returned upon payment of the penalty set forth in § 51-4 or upon a finding of innocence.
B. 
If the violator is a minor, the parent or guardian shall be notified that he or she is to pick up the bicycle or skateboard so held by the Borough police.
[Amended 7-12-2001 by Ord. No. 514]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof before the Magisterial District Judge, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 30 days.