Sidewalk Ordinance

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No structures, merchandise, equipment, or other objects of any kind may be placed on or upon public sidewalks except as specifically permitted by the town as set forth in a duly executed encroachment agreement.  Encroachment agreements must be approved by the Town Manager and are only granted for the beautification of the town or for the reasonable benefit and use of pedestrians and if the encroachment can be allowed without detriment to the health, safety, and welfare of the general public.  Awnings, overhangs, and signage are also subject to this ordinance.   No person shall ride or operate a bicycle, skateboard, scooter, skates, or similar apparatus upon the sidewalks within the central business district and on the sidewalk on Charlotte Rd between 221 S. and highway 74.  To view the entire ordinance, click here (.pdf).