[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Plattsburgh 3-26-1998 (Ch. 143 of the 1989 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 340.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PLAY VEHICLE
- Any device not powered by a motor and used for propelling or transporting one or more persons, including, but not limited to, skateboards, in-line skates, and roller skates.
No person shall use or operate a play vehicle on the walks, steps, or paved areas leading to or adjacent to any public building or monument, or within the structure known as the "farmer's market."
The Common Council may, by resolution, designate areas within the City, including areas within the Central Business District and on public building and monument grounds, where play vehicles may be operated. Such areas shall be identified for such use by appropriate signage.
[Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Play vehicles and operation of play vehicles shall in all cases comply with state law requirements, including Vehicle and Traffic Law Article 34, Operation of Bicycles and Play Devices, § 1230 et seq.
A violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of $25 for the first offense; $50 for the second offense committed within 12 months of the first offense; $100 for the third and each subsequent offense committed within 12 months of the first offense.