[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Verona 10-14-1980 by Ord. No. 5-1980 (Ch. XVI, Part 1, of the 1976 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Public property — See Ch. 178.
It is the policy of Verona Borough that the municipally owned recreation facilities and parks shall be provided and maintained for the recreation and enjoyment of all the residents of the municipality on a year-round basis as a means of promoting the general health and welfare of the community. The Borough will encourage the use of all of its facilities to their maximum intensity, subject to the requirements of the health and safety of all of its citizens and the security of all property in the parks. This policy shall apply to all parks and recreation facilities now owned by the Borough as well as those hereafter acquired, provided that nothing set forth herein is intended to be in conflict with or inconsistent with the requirement of any federal or state regulation appurtenant to the use of any facility acquired or developed with federal or state funds as relates to the use of such facility.
The following acts, done within the limits of any of the public parks of the Borough of Verona, are hereby declared to be unlawful:
To injure, deface or destroy any posted notice, rules or regulations relating to the use of such park.
To cut, injure, remove, deface, or destroy any wood, turf, grass, tree, soil, rock, sand, or gravel therein; or any building, structure, plumbing or electrical equipment.
To make or kindle a fire therein for any purpose.
To indulge in riotous, boisterous, threatening or indecent conduct or to use abusive, threatening, profane or indecent language therein.
To sell, expose or offer for sale any merchandise, article or thing whatsoever without first obtaining a written permit therefor from the Borough.
To permit any animal or fowl to run loose in the Borough parks or to lead and ride the same.
To ride or drive any wheeled or other vehicle excepting bicycles which are being pushed to the bike rack.
To carry or discharge any fireworks, explosives or firearms.
To carry, transport or consume any malt, spirituous, or vinous beverages whatsoever within the limits of such park, or to remain while under the influence of the same.
To deposit, drop or cast out any trash, litter, rubbish, garbage or debris, except to place the same within a rubbish or trash container provided for such purpose.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than $100 and, in default of the payment of such fine and costs, shall be subject to imprisonment not exceeding three days.
The public parks shall be closed every night at 10:00 p.m. and shall remain closed until 7:00 a.m., prevailing time, of the following days, except Sunday, when the parks will open at 1:00 p.m. During the closed period, it shall be unlawful for any person not having official business therein to be within the territorial limits of said parks.