MN Skate Ordinance
This ordinance, like
the one in Annapolis, makes it legal to skate in a prudent
manner. Section b) eliminates skating in areas that often
experience damage from aggressive skaters.
Sec. 427.300: Rollerskating and
(a) No person shall ride or propel rollerskates or skateboards upon a
public street, highway or sidewalk, except in a prudent and careful
manner and unless such a person be capable of efficient control and
such rollerskates are operated with reasonable regard to the safety of
the operator and other persons upon the streets, sidewalks and other
public highways of the city.
(b) No person shall ride or propel rollerskates or skateboards upon the
Nicollet Mall, or any other public plaza-like area regulated by the
City of Minneapolis or other governmental unit, except in connection
with an exhibition, commercial venture, organized play or similar
organized event authorized by permit from the city council pursuant to
Section 440.20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinance or as authorized by
the appropriate governmental unit.