Village of Pleasant Prairie, WI
Kenosha County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Pleasant Prairie as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 5-17-1993 (§ 11.10 of the 1988 Code)]

§ 68-1 Purpose.

It is the purpose and intent of this article that the health, safety, and welfare of the public and the employees of the Village of Pleasant Prairie be promoted by the prohibition of smoking in all municipal facilities. It is the purpose of this article to prohibit smoking in all municipal facilities within the jurisdiction of the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

§ 68-2 Definitions.

In this article, the following words shall have the following meanings:
MUNICIPAL FACILITY
Any building or structure located on land owned or leased by the Village of Pleasant Prairie.
SMOKING
The burning of any tobacco material by manner of cigarette, pipe or any form of cigar.

§ 68-3 Smoking prohibited.

Smoking is prohibited in all municipal facilities.

§ 68-4 Enforcement.

The Village Administrator shall develop rules for the implementation and enforcement of this article.

§ 68-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person found guilty of a violation of any of the provisions of this article shall forfeit not less than $50 nor more than $500 for each such offense and in default of the payment thereof shall be imprisoned in the Kenosha County Jail for a period of not more than 30 days.
[Adopted 12-15-1997 (§§ 3.13 to 3.18 of the 1988 Code)]
[1]
Editor's Note: The former title of Art. II, Rental of Roger Prange Municipal Center, was amended to Rental of Fire Station No. 2 Training Room 2-6-2012 by Ord. No. 12-10.

§ 68-6 Application.

A person shall obtain and file a complete application and required fee(s) with the Village at least 72 hours prior to the proposed event. At a minimum, each application shall state the following:
A. 
Name and address of applicant.
B. 
Name and address of the person, corporation or association sponsoring the activity, if any.
C. 
The day and hours for which the proposed event is scheduled.
D. 
The facility for which the application is desired.
E. 
An estimate of the attendance, if applicable.
F. 
Any other information which, in the opinion of the Village Administrator, is reasonably necessary to a fair determination of whether an application should be issued.

§ 68-7 Fee and bond.

Each application shall be accompanied by the appropriate fee and bond as required per § 68-12 of this article.

§ 68-8 Compliance with rules and regulations.

Each renter shall be bound by all of the rules and regulations set forth on the application and all applicable ordinances fully as though the same were inserted in such application, to the extent that the application otherwise specifies.

§ 68-9 Liability.

The person or persons to whom the application is issued shall be liable for any loss, damage or injury sustained by any person whatsoever by reason of the negligence of the person or persons to whom such application has been issued.

§ 68-10 Revocation.

The Village Board and Village Administrator shall have the authority to revoke an application upon finding a violation of any rule or ordinance or upon good cause shown.

§ 68-11 Appeal.

The applicant may appeal to the Village Board if his or its application was denied by the Village Administrator. The applicant's request for appeal must be submitted in writing to the Village Administrator no later than 10:00 a.m. the Wednesday prior to the next scheduled Village Board meeting.

§ 68-12 Rental fees and security deposit.

A. 
Rental.
(1) 
Village nonprofit organization: no charge.
(2) 
Village resident or Village business: $25 per hour.
(3) 
Nonresident or non-Village organizations: $50 per hour.
B. 
Refundable security deposit (applies to any organization): $100.

§ 68-13 Rental hours.

Except with special permission granted by the Village Administrator, no person shall remain in either rental facility from 10:30 p.m. until 8:00 a.m.

§ 68-14 Prohibited activities.

The following activities are prohibited in the Village facilities:
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, group or organization to:
(1) 
Remove, destroy, break, injure, mutilate or deface in any way any structure, monument, walls, furniture, amenities, or other property in or upon the facility.
(2) 
Indulge in violent, abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous, unreasonably loud, or otherwise disturbing conduct under circumstances in which such conduct tends to cause or provoke a disturbance.
(3) 
Be in any other areas of the building except for the designated rental area.
(4) 
Operate any loudspeaker, sound system or any other device that produces undue or unnecessary noises in any Village facility unless permission is granted by the Village Administrator.
(5) 
Be intoxicated or engage in any violent, abusive, loud, boisterous, vulgar, lewd, obscene or otherwise disorderly conduct, tending to create a breach of peace, or to disturb or annoy others, in or upon any Village facility.
(6) 
Park, stop or leave standing, whether attended or unattended, any vehicle in any manner so as to block, obstruct or limit the use of any road, or outside any designated parking area, or contrary to posted notices
(7) 
Have attendance which exceeds the maximum capacity limit set forth by the Fire Code.[1]
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 180, Fire and Rescue Protection.
(8) 
Possess or consume alcoholic beverages on the premises.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any unauthorized person to enter in any way any building or area that may be locked or closed to public use or contrary to a posted notice.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, group or organization, other than duly appointed law enforcement officers, to have in his or its possession or under his or its control any firearm, air gun, bow and arrow or other weapon, explosives or fireworks, as defined by §§ 250-3 and 250-5 of this Code, of any kind or discharge any of the same while in or upon any of the Village facilities except as set forth in § 175.60, Wis. Stats.
[Amended 2-6-2012 by Ord. No. 12-10]

§ 68-15 Violations and penalties.

Any person who violates the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $500 for each violation, plus the costs of prosecution. The penalty for default of payment of any such forfeiture and costs shall be imprisonment in the Kenosha County Jail until payment thereof, but not exceeding six months. Each day a violation exists or continues shall constitute a separate violation.

§ 68-16 Other requirements.

All other Village ordinances or other local, state or federal regulations that are relevant shall also apply.