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205 <br /> <br />ORDINANCENO. NS- 2 3 9 8 <br /> <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY CQUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br /> SANTA ANA AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF CHAPTER <br /> 31 AND 36 OF THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE TO <br /> PROHIBIT SKATEBOARDING AND ROLLER SKATING ~N <br /> THE CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, SASSCER PARK, CENTENb/[,I~AL <br /> REGIONAL PARK, ROSITA PARK, PORTOLA PARK/AND <br /> CABRILLO PARK AS WELL AS ROLLER SKAT~G ON <br /> SIDEWALKS IN A BUSINESS DISTRICT. ~ <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Santa Ana desires to ensure the safetf of pedestrians and vehicular <br />travel within City limits; and ~ <br /> <br />WHEREAS, public property is being defaced by the use/6f skateboards and roller skates in <br />areas such as the Civic Center and several local parks such as ~.sscer Park, Centennial Park, Rosita <br />Park, Portola Park, and Cabrillo Park; and ~ <br />WHEREAS, the use of skateboards and roller skags pose significant hazards to pedestrians <br />in the Civic Center and in several local parks because ~ff the high concentration of pedestrians as <br />well as the regular use of pedestrian walkways such as ~tairwells, retaining walls near sidewalks and <br />handrails as skating areas; and // <br /> / <br /> WHEREAS, it has become necessary to boja the use of such recreational equipment to avoid <br />further damage and potential injuries to resident/and visitors of Santa Aha; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the use of skateboards on/~idewalks in business districts is currently prohibited, <br />however, roller skating on sidewalks in bush'less districts, which is not regulated, presents the same <br />risks as skateboarding; / <br /> <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES <br />ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: / <br /> / <br /> / <br />SECTION 1: That Santa Ana Mu~cipal Code section 36-17--36-24 is hereby adopted to read as <br />follows: / <br /> / <br />Sec. 36-17. Roller skate. / <br />Roller skate shall mean any~otwear or device with any number of wheels which may be <br />attached to the foot or footv/ear and which is designed to be or can be propelled by human <br />power, and which is not cl)tssified as a bicycle o Ikateboard in thi~ Ccwl,~ Th~? <br />includes, but is not limite~l to, in-line skates. <br /> <br /> ~ ' E COU?,CIL <br /> <br /> <br />