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Township of Penn, PA
York County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of Penn Township 10-21-2002 by Ord. No. 590 (Ch. 112 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 208.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 274.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 300.
The definitions as set forth in Chapter 142, the Penn Township Ordinance of Definition, are hereby incorporated into this chapter. In addition, the following definitions shall apply:
A device which is attached to an individual's feet, which has wheels attached in a single column along the underside, which are propelled by the individual and which are intended primarily for skating on concrete, macadam or hard floors.
A device consisting of a flat surface constructed of wood, metal, plastic, fiberglass or other similar material with two or more wheels affixed to the underside and which is used by a person for coasting and guided by the distribution of the weight of the user in a standing or crouching position.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
It shall be unlawful for any person to use, ride, propel or otherwise operate a skateboard or rollerblade at any time on any Township-owned property, public street or rights-of-way, excluding sidewalks.
It shall be unlawful to erect, construct, or place any rail, ramp, or other related device used for skateboarding or rollerblading in a Township right-of-way, public street or sidewalk as well as any property owned, leased, managed or under control of the Township of Penn.
It shall be unlawful to use, ride, propel or otherwise operate a skateboard or rollerblade on private property without the consent of the owners.
Any person engaged in skateboarding or rollerblading shall yield the right of way to any pedestrians and may not pass or overtake a pedestrian while riding upon or propelling the skateboard or rollerblade, and shall yield the right of way to motor vehicles when approaching or crossing a driveway.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to the penalties as prescribed in Chapter 1, Article II, of the Penn Township Code.
The parent and/or guardian of any minor found skateboarding or rollerblading in a prohibited area may be cited under this chapter.