Town of Delmar announces basketball hoop legislation

1280 Town Of Delmar

DELMAR, Del. – The Town of Delmar has announced legislation that prohibits playing basketball on all public streets and/or obstructing sidewalks.

Town officials are asking citizens to not place portable basketball hoops on public streets, the edge of their driveway, the sidewalks, or the edge of their lawn. If you opt to purchase a portable basketball hoop, you are asked to place it on your property in a location that will prohibit playing on the public street or hindering the free passage of vehicular traffic and/or pedestrians’ use of the sidewalks.

This new regulation is to ensure the safety of adults, teens, and small children in the Town. Playing on the public streets is an enforceable violation with a fine by the Delmar Police Department. If a portable basketball hoop is identified on any of the prohibited areas, the Town’s Code Enforcement will tag it with an allotted timeframe to have it removed. If not removed within the timeframe by the property owner, the Town’s Public Works Department will remove and discard it.

The Town of Delmar has several park locations available for open play, as well as recently refurbished basketball courts at Gordy Park.

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