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    8.70.030 Use of Public Sidewalks and Property.
    (1) No person shall use a bicycle or non- motorized vehicle upon a sidewalk within the city in a careless manner.
    (2) No person shall use or permit the use of a bicycle or non-motorized vehicle:
    (a) within city buildings; or
    (b) at City Hall, the Center for the Arts, Heroes Memorial, or other public properties designated by the City Manager,
    and all public areas adjacent to the above mentioned

    No person shall leave a bicycle or non-motorized vehicle:
    (1) in a manner which obstructs a street. sidewalk, driveway or building entrance;
    (2) on private property without the consent of the person in charge or the owner of the property;
    (3) on public property for a period in excess of 18 hours; or
    (4) in a public parking lot in a vehicle parking space. A bicycle may only be parked in a public parking lot where special provision has been made for bicycles, in the stand, rack, or other bicycle holder. Class B violation
    8.70.050 Impoundment.
    (1) A bicycle or non-motorized vehicle in violation of GRC Article 8.70 may be immediately impounded by the police department.
    (2) If a bicycle or non-motorized vehicle impounded under this section is licensed, or other means of
    determining its ownership exist, the police shall make a reasonable effort to notify the owner.

    814.410 Unsafe operation of bicycle on sidewalk; penalty.
    (1) A person commits the offense of unsafe operation of a bicycle on a sidewalk if the person does any of the following:
          (a) Operates the bicycle so as to suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and move into the path of a vehicle that is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.
          (b) Operates a bicycle upon a sidewalk and does not give an audible warning before overtaking and passing a pedestrian and does not yield the right of way to all pedestrians on the sidewalk.
          (c) Operates a bicycle on a sidewalk in a careless manner that endangers or would be likely to endanger any person or property.
          (d) Operates the bicycle at a speed greater than an ordinary walk when approaching or entering a crosswalk, approaching or crossing a driveway or crossing a curb cut or pedestrian ramp and a motor vehicle is approaching the crosswalk, driveway, curb cut or pedestrian ramp. This paragraph does not require reduced speeds for bicycles at places on sidewalks or other pedestrian ways other than places where the path for pedestrians or bicycle traffic approaches or crosses that for motor vehicle traffic.
          (e) Operates an electric assisted bicycle on a sidewalk.
          (2) Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, a bicyclist on a sidewalk or in a crosswalk has the same rights and duties as a pedestrian on a sidewalk or in a crosswalk.
    • The offense described in this section, unsafe operation of a bicycle on a sidewalk, is a Class D traffic violation.

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