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File #: O-31-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 7/15/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/11/2021 Final action: 1/11/2021
Title: Non-motorized wheeled vehicles - For the purpose of setting standards for the use of non-motorized wheeled vehicles on sidewalks; and establishing a definition.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley, Elly Tierney
Indexes: Public Safety Committee, Transportation Committee
Attachments: 1. O-31-20 Nonmotorized Wheeled Vehicles First Reader.pdf, 2. O-31-20 Staff Report.pdf, 3. O-31-20 Fiscal Impact Note.pdf, 4. O-31-20 Amendments 1-2 - Tierney, 5. O-31-20 SIGNED
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Non-motorized wheeled vehicles - For the purpose of setting standards for the use of non-motorized wheeled vehicles on sidewalks; and establishing a definition.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 31-20

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley and Alderwoman Tierney
Co-sponsored by:

Referred to
Public Safety Committee
Transportation Committee

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Non-motorized wheeled vehicles

FOR the purpose of setting standards for the use of non-motorized wheeled vehicles on sidewalks; and establishing a definition.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2020 Edition
12.48.020


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 12 - VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
Chapter 12.48 - PLAYING IN STREETS

Section 12.48.020 - Non-motorized wheeled vehicles in nonresidential areas.

A. A person may not ride on or use any non-motorized wheeled vehicle in a negligent manner on any public street, alley, sidewalk or way in the City of Annapolis; PROVIDED IT IS NOT DONE SO IN A NEGLIGENT MANNER. For purposes of this section, a person is guilty of negligent riding or using a non-motorized wheeled vehicle if the person rides or uses the non-motorized wheeled vehicle in a careless or imprudent manner that endangers any property or the life, safety or person of any individual.

B. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, NON-MOTORIZED WHEELED VEHICLE SHALL MEAN SKATEBOARDS, IN-LINE SKATES, ROLLERBLADES, BICYCLES, UNICYCLES AND ANY OTHER VEHICLE WITH ONE OR MORE WHEEL(S) THAT IS PROPELLED BY HUMAN POWER.

C. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBSECTION A. OF THIS SECTION, A PERSON MAY NOT RIDE A NON-MOTORIZED WHEELED VEHICLE ON A SIDEWALK OR SIDEWALK AREA WHERE SUCH ACTIVITY IS POSTED AS PROHIBITED. THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS, IN CONSULTATION WITH RELEVANT CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND OTHER ENTITIE...

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