Village of Cedarhurst, NY
Nassau County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cedarhurst 3-2-1964 as Ch. 12 of the 1964 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Assemblies — See Ch. 80.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 181.
[Amended 10-6-1997 by L.L. No. 9-1997]
It shall be unlawful for any person, number of persons or group of persons to engage in the playing of any athletic game or games, including baseball, softball, football, tennis, handball or any other sport whatsoever, in or upon any public park or lands owned by the village, unless such person, number of persons or group or persons shall play thereon pursuant to a permit issued in accordance with the following sections of this chapter.
Any person using any village park or public place for the purposes provided in § 178-1 herein must be attired with shirt and trousers or shirt and trunks.
[Amended 1-5-1976 by L.L. No. 2-1976]
A. 
Procedures for application.
(1) 
All applications for use of a village park or any other public buildings or grounds must be made in writing and sworn to before a notary public to the Village Clerk-Treasurer, 200 Cedarhurst Avenue, Cedarhurst, New York.
(2) 
Two residents of the Village of Cedarhurst must act as sponsors for the applicant. The sponsor form will be mailed to the person listed on the application.
(3) 
If the application is approved, a permit will be issued to the organization and it will indicate the specific type and extent of use granted.
B. 
Conditions applying to the use of a permit.
(1) 
The permit shall be valid only for the use of the particular grounds on the date or dates and at the hours specified within the restrictions and for the purposes specified.
(2) 
The permit is not transferable.
(3) 
There shall be no gambling, loud or boisterous behavior or use of intoxicating beverages on the grounds.
(4) 
Groups composed of minors must have at least one adult in charge who must be present before the group may enter the grounds.
(5) 
Adequate supervision for the conduct and safety of the group must be maintained at all times by the sponsoring organization. Where supervision has been judged to be inadequate, permission for continued use of the facility will be withheld until proper supervision is provided.
(6) 
Liability insurance shall be required, the amount of which shall be set by resolution of the Board of Trustees from time to time. Said policy must name the Village of Cedarhurst as additional insured. Said policy must also hold the village harmless.
[Amended 10-6-1997 by L.L. No. 9-1997]
C. 
Rights reserved by the Village Board of Trustees concerning permits.
(1) 
The Board of Trustees reserves the right to review all applications.
(2) 
The Board of Trustees assumes no responsibility for loss of personal property or for personal injury sustained while any group is using the premises.
(3) 
The Board of Trustees or its representative may cancel privileges granted upon failure of any group to comply with the rules and regulations of this policy.
D. 
Additional conditions when an admission fee or other money is involved.
(1) 
If a group plans any activity involving an admission fee, then the application must include a statement of this intent and an indication that the action does not involve any conflict of law.
(2) 
When permission is granted to charge an admission fee, the organization collecting the fee must submit a detailed written report of the total receipts and expenditures and proposed use of the moneys sworn to before a notary public. This report must be submitted to the Village Board of Trustees within 10 days after the activity has taken place.
(3) 
The organization charging a fee shall be responsible and shall pay any or all admission or other taxes payable in connection with the activity as required by state, federal or other governmental authorities.
(4) 
Whether or not an admission fee is charged, there shall be no solicitation or collection of contributions for any reason on village property, unless authority to do so has been granted by the Village Board of Trustees and is so stated in the permit.
E. 
Responsibilities of the applicant when issued a permit.
(1) 
The organization holding the permit will see that members present conform to the conditions set forth in these regulations.
(2) 
The organization will be required to make prompt restitution for any damage or loss suffered during its time of occupancy.
(3) 
The organization is required to leave the grounds used clean and in order.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Section 12-3E4, providing for a penalty, which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted 10-6-1997 by L.L. No. 9-1997.
The granting of such a permit to any person shall entitle such person and his or her associates to play such game or games upon the grounds specified and only within the hours specified therein. Such applicant's associates shall include the members of his or her own team and the members of the opposing team playing in the same game or games.
[Amended 7-6-1971; 10-18-1971; 10-6-1975 by L.L. No. 21-1975; 9-19-1977 by L.L. No. 24-1977; 8-5-1985 by L.L. No. 7-1985; 6-16-1997 by L.L. No. 7-1997]
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in any one or more of the following activities within the Cedarhurst Village Park:[1]
A. 
To fly or cause to be flown any toy or miniature airplane or mechanical contrivance similar thereto or any other flying object whatsoever which shall be propelled by mechanical means, whether by a spring, gasoline or any other mechanical or combustible propulsive.
B. 
To enter upon or be present, for any purpose whatsoever, within the area of said Cedarhurst Village Park, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., other than a police officer while on duly or a duly authorized officer of the Village of Cedarhurst; except that persons may enter upon and into the Cedarhurst Village Park to attend any duly authorized event for which a proper permit has been issued and is in effect.[2]
[Amended 7-2-2012 by L.L. No. 8-2012]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Section 12-7(b), providing for a specific penalty, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 10-6-1997 by L.L. No. 9-1997.
C. 
To possess any alcoholic beverage or liquid containing any quantity of alcohol, whether open or closed.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Former Section 12-8(b), providing for a specific penalty, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 10-6-1997 by L.L. No. 9-1997.
D. 
No person owning, possessing or harboring any dog or any other animal may permit any such animal upon the park grounds at any time.
E. 
No roller skate, roller blade, use a skate board or to ride any bicycle of any kind within said park at any time.
[1]
Editor's Note: Per notice by the Village, Cedarhurst Village Park is now known as Andrew J. Parise Park.
[Amended 6-16-1997 by L.L. No. 7-1997]
Any person found to have violated any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be required to pay a fine not exceeding $500, and any such violation and conviction shall constitute disorderly conduct, with such person being a disorderly person, subject to additional penalty as provided in this Code of Ordinances for such a violation.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III, General Penalty.