Town of Genesee, WI
Waukesha County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Genesee 6-14-1993 by Ord. No. 93-2. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall roller-skate or ride a skateboard, tricycle or scooter anywhere in the Town without complying with the terms of this chapter. As used herein, to roller-skate shall mean to skate on any type of roller skates, street skates, roller blades, or ski skates.
A. 
No person shall roller-skate, ride a tricycle or ride a scooter on any street except for the purpose of crossing the street. The state laws and Town ordinances related to pedestrians crossing streets shall apply to persons crossing a street on roller skates or on a tricycle or on a scooter. No person crossing a street on roller skates or on a tricycle or on a scooter shall travel too fast for safety under conditions existing or in a reckless manner.
B. 
No person shall ride a skateboard on any street for any purpose.
A. 
No person shall roller-skate or ride a skateboard, tricycle or scooter in a reckless manner.
B. 
No person shall ride a skateboard, tricycle or scooter or roller-skate without exercising due care for the safety of other persons and without yielding to pedestrians.
C. 
No person shall roller-skate or ride a skateboard, tricycle or scooter in the Town between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. except those play vehicles which are equipped with rubber tires upon each roller or wheel thereof.
No person shall roller-skate or ride a skateboard, tricycle or scooter on any private property without express permission of the owner and occupant of said property, and no person shall roller-skate or ride a skateboard or scooter on any public property, including property owned by any local school board, the Town of Genesee, Waukesha County, or the State of Wisconsin.
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No parent, spouse, guardian or other person having care and custody of a child under the age of 18 years shall permit or, by inefficient control, allow such child to roller-skate or ride a skateboard, tricycle or scooter anywhere in the Town without complying with the terms of this chapter.
B. 
Parents in violation of this section shall be liable to the injured person for any damages resulting from vandalism or damages caused by their ward or child in addition to any penalty imposed by the court under this chapter.
[Amended 9-12-1994 by Ord. No. 94-6[1]]
Each violation of any provision of this chapter shall be subject to the penalties and remedies described in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I, General Penalty, of this Code.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).