Township of Montville, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Montville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art. III.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 85.
Dog parks — See Ch. 91.
Litter in parks — See Ch. 241.
[Adopted by Ord. No. 2003-55 (Ch. 12.40 of the 1998 Code); amended in its entirety 11-24-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-33]

§ 271-1 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FACILITY
A property identified in and covered by the Township of Montville's Policy for Use of Township Facilities.

§ 271-2 Use of a Township-owned facility.

Not-for-profit organizations desiring to utilize a Township-owned facility for recreation or other purposes may be granted permission to utilize a Township facility under conditions set forth in the Township of Montville's Policy for Use of Township Facilities. Every not-for-profit organization desiring to use a Township-owned facility shall submit a financial report as required under § 271-3.

§ 271-3 Requirement for financial reporting.

[Amended 5-25-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-18]
Every organization utilizing a Township-owned facility or being scheduled to use a Township facility must submit to the Township Chief Financial Officer, on or before April 30, a complete set of financial statements (including a statement of revenues and expenses and a balance sheet), a schedule reconciling the justification of any registration fee, and a prospective annual budget. An organization that does not charge a registration fee, dues, or any other type of fee, and which has complied with legal requirements to file financial statements with either the Election Law Enforcement Commission or with the Internal Revenue Service, shall be exempt from the financial reporting requirement. An organization that is exempt because it has filed financial statements with either the Election Law Enforcement Commission or with the Internal Revenue Service shall provide the Township with a copy of that filing. A political organization that is not required to file financial statements with the Election Law Enforcement Commission shall be exempt from the financial reporting requirements upon certification that it is not required to file with the Election Law Enforcement Commission. Such certification shall be made by an officer of the group and shall be made part of the application for use of Township facilities form.

§ 271-4 Failure to provide a financial report.

Failure to provide a year-end financial report by April 30 of the subsequent year shall make an organization ineligible to utilize Township facilities and shall revoke that organization's entitlement to the Township-Endorsed Event Policy.

§ 271-5 Insurance required.

Any organization utilizing a Township-owned facility shall be required to provide evidence of insurance sufficient to protect the interest of the Township.
[Adopted 10-10-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-52]

§ 271-6 Applicability.

The rules and regulations contained in this article shall apply to Township parks and recreation areas.

§ 271-7 Open times and closing of parks.

A. 
All parks and recreation areas which do not contain lighted fields shall close at sunset each day. These parks include Etta Konner, John Street, Manchester and Reilly.
B. 
Parks which contain lighted fields shall remain open until 10:30 p.m. daily with a fifteen-minute grace period to allow park users time to depart the park before lights are turned off. Parks that close at 10:30 p.m. shall include Camp Dawson, Community Park, Masar Park and the municipal fields.

§ 271-8 Violations and penalties.

The penalty for violating any provision of this article shall be as provided for in Chapter 1, Article III, General Penalty, of this Code.