The ordinance codified in this chapter is known as "Rogers Park."
It is the purpose of this chapter to preserve the natural character and beauty of Rogers Park. Let it be known henceforth and forever that the people of Kittery set aside this parcel of land as an area to enjoy nature and promote the protection of wildlife and unique species of vegetation that inhabit the area, to be preserved for future generations for the common good.
Rogers Park means the two plots of land, consisting of approximately 27 acres and known today as "Rogers Park," that were deeded September 30, 1958, to the "Inhabitants of the Town of Kittery" for the consideration of $1 by Richard J. Rogers, Esther F. Hibbard, Helen W. Johnson, and Charlotte S. McClintock.
No person may remove, injure or otherwise damage or deface any thing, plant material, sign, marker, bench or structure within Rogers Park. The disposition of any artifact found within the park is determined by the Town Council. Use of metal detectors or similar devices is prohibited. "Paint-ball" activities and materials are prohibited.
Littering is prohibited. A carry-in, carry-out policy is in effect.
Control of dogs is governed by Chapter 6.1 of the Code.
No person may start or allow to burn any fire within the bounds of Rogers Park.
Excepting the designated area, no motor vehicles are allowed except in conformance with Chapter 12.8.
No person may drink or consume any alcoholic, spirituous, vinous, fermented or other alcoholic beverage, or combination of liquors and mix liquors within the bounds of Rogers Park. No person may possess or consume any illegal drug within Rogers Park.
Camping is prohibited from 12:01 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., unless permitted by the Town Council.
This chapter is enforced by the Police Department. The Kittery Conservation Commission is responsible for the management of Rogers Park.
Any violation of this chapter will be assessed a penalty under Title 1, Chapter 1.3. All penalties recovered accrue to the benefit of the Town.