Town of Waterford, NY
Saratoga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Waterford 11-12-1974 by L.L. No. 3-1974. Section 115-5 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals in parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 52. Art. I.
This chapter shall be cited and may be referred to as the "Park Use Law."
It is the intention of the Town Board of the Town of Waterford by the adoption of this chapter to establish regulations for the use of town parks and playgrounds.
This chapter shall apply to all parks and playgrounds owned, leased, operated or controlled by the town.
[Amended 9-3-1996 by L.L. No. 4-1996]
A. 
Use of town parks and playgrounds shall be subject to the following rules and regulations, which shall apply to any person visiting, using or upon any part of them:
(1) 
Parks and playgrounds shall be open only from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. each day and shall not be used, visited or occupied at other times.
(2) 
Town trails shall be only open from dawn until dusk each day and shall not be used, visited or occupied at other times. In this section, dawn is defined as 1/2 hour before sunrise and dusk is defined as 1/2 hour after sunset.
(3) 
No motorbike or motor-propelled vehicle of any type shall be permitted in parks and playgrounds.
(4) 
Littering is prohibited in parks and playgrounds, and disposal of any materials may be accomplished within parks or playgrounds only in receptacles provided by the town.
(5) 
Open fires are prohibited at all times in parks and playgrounds.
B. 
Failure to observe any of the rules and regulations set forth in this section shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
[Amended 9-1-1987 by L.L. No. 3-1987]
A violation of this chapter shall constitute an offense punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both.