Skateboarders Enter Confusing Legal Territory

Charleston City Paper | October 17, 2011
Skateboarders and skateboarding sympathizers dominated the half-hour citizen participation period at Tuesday night’s Charleston City Council meeting with pleas for a change in the city’s ordinances regarding downtown skating. The impetus was a resolution from the College of Charleston student government that asked for an exception to skating prohibitions within the college campus, but non-students also spoke about uneven treatment by police and a confusing city code that allows skating on certain peninsula streets but not on others.

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