Borough of Honesdale, PA
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Honesdale 12-13-2013 by Ord. No. 659.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Park and Recreation Commission — See Chs. 32 and A216.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 60.
Animals — See Ch. 62.
Bicycles — See Ch. 69.
Loitering — See Ch. 132.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 152.
Skates and skateboarding — See Ch. 171.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 195.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 147, Park and Recreation Areas, adopted 5-19-1980 by Ord. No. 460, as amended.

§ 147-1 Use of vehicles.

A. 
Vehicular traffic is limited to paths and roads designated for that purpose only.
B. 
Vehicular parking is allowed only in designated parking areas.
C. 
The speed limit for all vehicles is five miles per hour.
D. 
The use of motorbikes and/or off-the-road vehicles is prohibited, unless there is specifically set aside an area of the park for that purpose.
E. 
The Borough of Honesdale will not be responsible for any damages, injuries, etc., to any vehicle operated or parked and also will not be responsible for any personal injury or property damage other than to vehicles arising out of the use of the park.
F. 
The entrance to the Schoonover Cemetery in the Fair Avenue Recreational Complex is to be left open.

§ 147-2 Activities specifically prohibited.

Vandalism, removal of park property, littering, use of alcoholic beverages, open fires, overnight camping, hunting, trapping, swimming in other than designated areas and keeping of pets which are unleashed are hereby prohibited.

§ 147-3 Park hours.

All parks open at 5:00 a.m. and close at 9:00 p.m. every night, which hours are strictly adhered to unless written approval is granted by the Honesdale Borough Council.

§ 147-4 Special permits for use variation.

Special permits allowing any deviation from these above rules must be obtained from the Recreation Committee and a quorum of the Honesdale Borough Council at least 24 hours prior to said activity taking place, and all requirements of the special permit must be met before the permit is granted.

§ 147-5 Parks covered.

The provisions of this chapter shall apply to the following parks:
A. 
HLBA leased premises.
B. 
North Main Street Park.
C. 
Fair Avenue Recreational Complex.
D. 
Central Park.
E. 
Park Street Park.
F. 
Gibbons Park.
G. 
Berris Park.

§ 147-6 Violations and penalties.

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof before a District Justice, be fined not more than $600, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, be imprisoned for not more than 30 days.