City of Vinita Park, MO
St. Louis County
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Section 235.010 Rules and Regulations.

[CC 2000 §7-2-1; Ord. No. 994 §1, 2-22-2000]
A. 
The following rules and regulations are hereby accepted for the City parks of the City of Vinita Park, St. Louis County, Missouri.
1. 
Hours. No person shall be permitted on the park grounds between the hours following one-half (½) hour after sunset and one-half (½) hour before sunrise of any give day.
2. 
Intoxicating liquor. Intoxicating beverages are hereby prohibited on park grounds.
3. 
Vehicle parking.
a. 
No person shall park any vehicle in any space other than that designated for the purposes of parking.
b. 
Any vehicle, including trucks and buses, whose GVW is in excess of twelve thousand (12,000) pounds is hereby prohibited on the parking lot.
4. 
Fires. No fires shall be built except in those areas designated for such purposes; any fire within the designated area shall be extinguished before the person in charge of same leaves the park.
5. 
Rubbish and debris. Rubbish and debris shall be placed only in designated containers.
6. 
Damaging property. Any tree, shrubbery, natural life, or any other property being a part of the park or park equipment shall not be defaced, vandalized or removed from the parks.
7. 
Weapons. The use of any type of firearms, guns, bows and arrows, slingshots, propelled-type equipment and the like is prohibited.
8. 
Camping. The placing of tents or other type of camping is hereby prohibited.
9. 
Domestic animals. Domestic animals are hereby prohibited on the park grounds.
10. 
Horses. The riding of horses or any other animals within the park is hereby prohibited.
11. 
Picnic tables or benches. Moving of picnic tables or benches from the park area is hereby prohibited.
12. 
Charge for use of parks or other facilities. It shall be prohibited for any party, other than the City of Vinita Park, to charge for the use of parks or any other of its facilities.

Section 235.020 Fees.

[CC 2000 §7-2-2; Ord. No. 747, 7-17-1989]
The City, at any time, may require reasonable fees for the use of any City park and any park facilities. Said fees in no way shall exceed the cost of maintaining the parks without prior voter approval.

Section 235.030 Playing Ball Near Korea and Gulf.

[CC 2000 §7-2-3; Ord. No. 712, 7-20-1987]
There shall be no ball playing of any type in the City park located near Korea and Gulf.

Section 235.040 Penalty.

[CC 2000 §7-2-4; CC 1974 §§11-43 — 11-44; Ord. No. 712, 7-20-1987]
Any person violating any provision of this Chapter shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 100.220 of this Code.

Section 235.050 Failure to Maintain Park Pavilion and Areas Used in the Park.

[Ord. No. 1170 §§1 — 4, 10-19-2009]
A. 
Any person, firm or corporation that rents or uses the pavilions in the Vinita Park City parks shall be responsible for the cleanup of the area occupied and used by the guests of the person, firm or corporation.
B. 
In the event the pavilion is rented, any cans, bottles, garbage, rubbish, trash, food that is left in the area that is occupied by the renter and guests shall be the responsibility of the person signing the rental agreement.
C. 
In the event the area used is not cleaned up, in addition to the penalty of forfeiting any security deposit that may have been put up, the party or parties will also be in violation of the nuisance and littering ordinances of the City of Vinita Park.
D. 
Any person, firm or corporation violating this Section is subject to a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) per violation plus court costs.