Borough of Burnham, PA
Mifflin County
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[Ord. 2000-5, 6/5/2000; as amended by 2008-5, 12/15/2008]
The purpose of this Part is to establish certain hours of the day during which public parks, playgrounds and recreation areas of the Borough of Burnham are closed to the public, except with special permission granted by the Burnham Borough Recreation Board or by the Borough Council of the Borough of Burnham for a particular park, playground or recreation area to be open to the public on a particular day or particular days for additional hours, and to provide for the proper management, care, and control of said parks, playgrounds and recreation areas and to otherwise provide for the health, peace and safety of the residents of the Borough of Burnham.
[Ord. 2000-5, 6/5/2000; as amended by 2008-5, 12/15/2008]
All public parks, playgrounds and recreation areas of the Borough of Burnham and within the Borough of Burnham shall be open to the public daily between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. from May 1 to and including August 31, and between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from September 1 to and including April 30. Otherwise, they shall be closed unless special permission is granted by the Burnham Borough Recreation Board or by the Borough Council of the Borough of Burnham for a particular park, playground or recreation area to be open to the public on a specified day or for additional hours.
[Ord. 2000-5, 6/5/2000; as amended by 2008-5, 12/15/2008]
The hours during which the public parks, playgrounds and recreation areas of the Borough of Burnham are open or the hours of use and when said parks, playgrounds and recreation areas are closed to the public shall be conspicuously posted at the public park, playground or recreation area.
[Ord. 2000-5, 6/5/2000; as amended by 2008-5, 12/15/2008]
Days and hours of operation of any public swimming pool owned or operated by the Borough of Burnham shall be established seasonally on an annual basis by the Borough Council of the Borough of Burnham and notice of the hours of operation of the public swimming pool shall be posted at the swimming pool. Closing of the said swimming pool or the establishment of extended hours of operation in relation to the swimming pool shall be established from time to time by Borough Council as it deems appropriate.
[Ord. 2000-5, 6/5/2000; as amended by 2008-5, 12/15/2008]
It shall be unlawful for any person to remain in or to enter a public park, playground, or recreation area during hours when the public park, playground or recreation area is closed and not open to the public, and any person convicted of this offense shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and the costs of prosecution, and upon failure to pay such fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 10 days.