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Skateboarding Laws--Tucson

There is a Tucson City Law prohibiting skateboarding in the downtown area and on library property.
 
This is the text from the Tucson City Code:
Sec. 20-28.  Roller skating, skateboards, coasting, toy vehicles, prohibited on roadways; skateboards prohibited in central business district areas and all library property and facilities within the Tucson-Pima Library System; exceptions:
(a)     No person upon roller skates, or riding in or by means of any coaster, toy vehicle, or similar device shall go upon any roadway, except while crossing a street in a crosswalk, and, when so crossing, such person shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of duties applicable to pedestrians.                 
(b)     Unless otherwise provided for in this section, it shall be a civil infraction for any person upon or by means of any skateboard or similar device, to operate or cause to be operated any such device upon any publicly owned property, including streets or sidewalks, within the area described as: That area bounded by the following streets: On the north by the intersection of Alameda and Granada Avenue, east along Alameda to Church Avenue, south along Church Avenue to Cushing Street, west along Cushing Street to Grenada Avenue and north along Granada Avenue to Alameda Street.              
c)     It shall be a civil infraction for any person upon or by means of any skateboard or similar device, to operate or cause to be operated any such device upon any Tucson-Pima Library property or facility, including adjacent streets or sidewalks, when such prohibition is clearly and conspicuously posted by the city.                  
(1953 Code, ch. 17, § 9; Ord. No. 8474, § 1, 3-27-95; Ord. No. 8588, § 1, 10-23-95; Ord. No. 8862, § 1, 4-14-97; Ord. No. 9198, § 1, 2-1-99)                        
 
Source: 
Tucson City Web site: http://www.ci.tucson.az.us/  .Clicked on Tucson City Code and put in the search term skateboard.
                       
 
                       
 
 
 
 

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Last Update: 12-11-2010 10:08am

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