[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Folsom as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Zoning Officer
Article II Use of Athletic Fields
[Adopted 6-17-1995 by Ord. No. 260]
[Amended 5-20-2004 by Ord. No. 13-2005]
The following fees in this article are under the jurisdiction of the Zoning Official but are not applicable to the uniform construction codes.
The fee for a zoning permit shall be $25 when a construction permit is not required.
The fee for a certificate of continued occupancy, as per Chapter 151, Property Maintenance, shall be $25.
All government-owned and -operated structures, whether federal, state or local, shall be exempt from all local permit fees included in this article.
[Adopted 10-12-2005 by Ord. No. 16-2005; amended in its entirety 12-9-2015 by Ord. No. 07-2015]
The Borough athletic and recreational facilities can be utilized through the issuance of a permit obtained from the Borough Clerk. Teams and leagues that are not under the direction of the Folsom Athletic Association (FAA), including any travel teams, must apply for and be issued a permit in order to use Borough facilities. A permit shall remain valid for a one year period from January 1 through December 31 of the respective year it is issued. Proof of insurance acceptable to the Borough must be provided with a permit application, and the applicant must execute the Borough's form of indemnity and hold harmless agreement. The decision of whether or not to issue a permit shall be at the discretion of the Parks and Recreation Committee for the Borough of Folsom, which shall take into consideration the impact and wear and tear upon the fields by the applicant, the capacity for the fields to handle increased use, the ability to make available the fields, taking into consideration such are primarily for use by the FAA and other local youth teams and organizations in which children from Folsom participate. The applicant is responsible for the condition of the Borough facility and it must be left in the same condition as it was prior to the use. The Borough of Folsom will cut the grass and drag the fields. The FAA will be responsible for lining the fields and ensuring the fields are kept clean and free of trash.
The Folsom Athletic Association shall handle all scheduling for the use of the athletic fields. The Borough of Folsom reserves and maintains the right to withhold, suspend, revoke or otherwise terminate the issuance of any permit for use of the athletic fields to any permitee.
The permit application must specify the intended use. The annual permit application fee is $400. There is an additional charge for the use of lights of $100 each time, to be paid in addition to the permit fee. The applicant must remit payment of the permit fee when the application is submitted; there are no refunds or return of the fee or any portion of the fee.
For all Borough civic, charitable, fraternal, philanthropic and religious not-for-profit organizations, holding a tax-exempt status under the Federal Internal Revenue Code, and which have their office or principal place of business in the Borough, the permit fee will be waived for daytime use and only the charge for lighting must be paid.