[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Stillwater as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Use of Town Parks
[Adopted 11-7-2013 by L.L. No. 4-2013]
It is hereby the finding and determination of the Town Board that use of parks, and park areas, within the Town of Stillwater beyond established times or in violation of the following prohibitions constitutes and creates disturbance for homeowners and others residing within the vicinity of Town parks and park areas.
All parks and park areas within the Town of Stillwater shall be open for public use from the hours of 5:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. or as otherwise posted. This limitation shall apply to all exterior areas and shall not be applicable to activities inside any buildings within any of the aforesaid areas.
It shall be unlawful and constitute an offense for any person to:
Utilize or make use of any park within the Town except during the hours set forth in § 152-2 hereinabove.
Use or utilize any park within the Town for any act or use which is prohibited by this article.
Vandalize, spray paint, break, or damage any property, fixture, building, facility, improvement or structure, or any trees, shrubbery, landscaping materials, and the like in any park or park area within the Town.
Operate any motor vehicle of any sort on any field, court, park or recreational facility other than for official purposes and in designated areas. This shall include motor vehicles, all-terrain motorized vehicles, snowmobiles, trail bikes, motorcycles, or any other motor-driven craft.
It shall be unlawful and constitute an offense under this article for any person to park any motor vehicle in a Town park or public park within a park district at a time when the operator of the motor vehicle is not utilizing the park or park facilities for their lawful purpose(s).
Any person found to have violated any of the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a violation and shall be subject to a fine of up to $250 for the first offense, and up to $1,000 for every subsequent offense committed within 18 months, or, in either case, imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment, in addition to restitution for any damage to park property.