Township of Livingston, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Livingston 6-7-2010 by Ord. No. 21-2010.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Helmets — See Ch. 158.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 210.
Roller skating rinks — See Ch. 240.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance was originally designated as Ch. 327 but was renumbered to fit the alphabetic sequence of the Code.
A. 
All users must register and obtain a badge from the Livingston Senior, Youth and Leisure Services Department (SYLS). The badge, in the form of a sticker, which will contain a personal ID number, must be worn on the protective helmet worn by the skate park user.
B. 
Residents of Livingston shall skate for free. Nonresidents will be required to purchase, for a one-time fee of $50, a badge which will allow them to skate at the Livingston Park. If either a Livingston resident or nonresident needs to replace his/her badge, then an administrative fee of $10 will be charged. Pursuant to Ordinance No. 36-1997, the Town Council by resolution can modify these fees if requested by the SYLS Department.
[Amended 12-20-2011 by Ord. No. 39-2011]
C. 
All users must sign the Livingston Skate Park "Participation Release of Liability Form." Participants under the age of 18 must have their parents or guardians also sign this form. This form must be done at the time of obtaining a skate park badge.
D. 
You must be at least seven years old to skate in the park. Ages seven through 10 must be supervised by an adult, of a minimum age of 18 years old.
E. 
The skate park is a skate-at-your-own-risk facility, designed for skateboarding, inline skating and BMX biking only. The skate park will not be supervised. Users will skate at their own risk.
F. 
All participants under the age of 17 years must wear a helmet as mandated by the New Jersey Statute Title 39. Knee, elbow and wristbands are strongly recommended for skaters age 11 or older but are mandatory for skaters younger than age 11.
[Amended 6-9-2014 by Ord. No. 15-2014]
G. 
All participants must wear proper footwear (i.e., sneakers) and shirts at all times.
H. 
Motorized vehicles and scooters are not permitted in the park at any time.
I. 
Only skaters are allowed in the skate park area. No spectator will be allowed in the skating area.
J. 
All participants must skate in such a manner as to avoid collision with other skaters.
K. 
Fighting and other aggressive or disruptive behavior will result in the loss of the helmet and badge and privileges at the park.
L. 
No food or drink is permitted inside the skate park.
M. 
Littering, glass containers, alcoholic beverages, drugs, pets, radios or boom boxes are prohibited.
N. 
Graffiti or purposeful defacing of the park will result in prosecution.
O. 
Smoking is not permitted anywhere within the skate park grounds.
P. 
Use of profanity or abusive language and/or vandalism is strictly prohibited.
Q. 
No skating is permitted when the equipment is wet and/or icy.
R. 
No organized events or concerts of any kind are allowed without the approval of the Livingston Senior, Youth and Leisure Services Department.
S. 
Skateboarding is discouraged outside the skate park.
T. 
Lessons will be offered by the SYLS on designated days and hours. The skate park will not be open for normal use on those days.
U. 
The skate park will open, weather permitting, during posted hours only: Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to dusk; Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to dusk.
V. 
Failure to abide with these rules and regulations may result in suspension of the individual's ability to use the skate park.