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(1) As used in this section, a “skateboard” means a board of any material natural or synthetic with wheels affixed to the underside, designed to be ridden by a person and propelled by human power.

(2) No person shall ride a skateboard:

(a) On any sidewalk within the area bounded by the eastern sidewalk along Lincoln Street between 8th and 13th Avenues, the northern sidewalk along 8th Avenue between Lincoln and Pearl Streets, on either side of Willamette Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, the eastern sidewalk along Pearl Street between 8th and 13th Avenues, on either side of Broadway between Pearl and High Streets, and on the northern sidewalk along 13th Avenue between Pearl and Lincoln Streets.

(b) In any multi-level parking facility within the city.

(c) Within ten feet of any major bus transfer station.

(d) In the portion of a street designated for automobile traffic, except when crossing a street in a crosswalk or at a right angle.

(e) On Alder Street, including the sidewalks thereof, between and including the southern sidewalk of East 12th Avenue and the northern sidewalk of East 14th Avenue, nor on East 13th Avenue, including the sidewalks thereof, between and including the eastern sidewalk of Pearl Street and the eastern sidewalk of Kincaid Street.

(3) A person commits the offense of unsafe operation of a skateboard on the sidewalk if the person does any of the following:

(a) Rides a skateboard upon a sidewalk where prohibited;

(b) Rides a skateboard upon a sidewalk where not otherwise prohibited and does not yield the right of way to all pedestrians on the sidewalk; or

(c) Rides a skateboard on a sidewalk in a careless manner that endangers or would be likely to endanger any person or property.

(Section 5.450 added by Ordinance No. 19623, enacted June 26, 1989; amended by Ordinance No. 19693, enacted June 11, 1990; amended by Ordinance No. 20057, enacted August 12, 1996; Ordinance No. 20071, enacted November 4, 1996, effective December 4, 1996; and Ordinance No. 20538, enacted July 28, 2014, effective August 29, 2014.)