ARTICLE XXVII Skateboards and Scooters [Amended 10-21-1988 by Ord. No. 1088-7; 4-21-1995 by Ord. No. 495-2; 4-12-1996 by Ord. No. 496-2; 4-23-2001 by Ord. No. 0401-1]
§ 258-240. Definitions.
For the purposes of this article, the following definitions shall be applicable unless the context clearly indicates to the contrary: SCOOTER — A low, narrow footboard made out of wood or other material with a wheel or wheels at each end and a raised handlebar for steering and which can be propelled by foot or by a motor.
SKATEBOARD — A piece of wood or other material to which wheels are attached.
§ 258-241. Use restricted.
A. It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or operate any skateboard on and/or over any sidewalk adjoining any street, any street in the City of Rehoboth Beach from May 15 until September 15 of any year.
B. It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or operate any skateboard or scooter on and/or over the bandstand or any public structures throughout the entire year. The term "public structures" shall, in addition to its ordinary meaning, include but not be limited to the city's benches, plaques, memorials and steps.
C. It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or operate any skateboard on, under and/or over the Boardwalk or any of the Boardwalk pavilions throughout the entire year.
D. It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or operate any scooter on the following areas in the City of Rehoboth Beach from May 15 to September 15 of any year: (1) The Boardwalk.
(2) Rehoboth Avenue, from Canal Bridge to the Boardwalk.
§ 258-242. Violations and penalties.
A. Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined for the first offense not less than $15 nor more than $25, and for a second or subsequent offense shall be fined not less than $25 and shall pay the costs of prosecution. [Amended 4-21-2003 by Ord. No. 0503-3]
B. For the purposes of this article, each day that a violation occurs shall be deemed to be a separate offense.