3176-2015 Prohibit the Use of Roads for Skateboarding etc. (Irace & Apple Blossom)
BEING A BY-LAW TO REMOVE OR RESTRICT THE COMMON LAW RIGHT OF PASSAGE BY THE PUBLIC OVER THE HIGHWAY
Passed by Council June 8, 2015
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
BY-LAW NUMBER 3176-2015
BEING A BY-LAW TO REMOVE OR RESTRICT THE COMMON LAW RIGHT OF
PASSAGE BY THE PUBLIC OVER THE HIGHWAY
WHEREAS Section 11 (2) of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, as amended, permits a
lower-tier municipality to pass by-laws respecting matters with a highway;
AND WHEREAS the Council for the Corporation of the Township of Augusta deems it
necessary to pass a by-law to regulate the use of certain Township highways by nonmotorized
devices such as bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, sleighs,
toboggans, carts and other similar devices.
1. The use of Township highways known as Irace Drive and Apple Blossom Drive
for the purposes of coasting or sliding through the use of non-motorized devices
such as roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, sleighs, toboggans, carts and
other similar devices, with the exception of properly equipped bicycles, is
2. Every person who contravenes any of the provisions of this by-law is guilty of an
offence and on conviction thereof shall forfeit and pay a penalty for each such
offence and every such penalty shall be recoverable under the Provincial
Offenses Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33 and amendments thereto.
3. When a person has been convicted of an offense under this by-law, any court of
competent jurisdiction thereafter, may, in addition to any other penalty imposed
on the person convicted, issue an order prohibiting the continuation or repetition
of the offence or the doing of any act or thing by the person convicted directed
towards the continuation or repetition of the offence.
Read a first and second time this 8 day of June, 2015.
Read a third time and adopted this 8 day of June, 2015.
Signed by Mayor Doug Malanka and Clerk Pierre Mercier