[Adopted as Ch. 6.5, Art. VII, Div. 2, of the 1990 Code]
This article shall be known and may be cited as the "City Ordinance Regulating Conduct in Public Parks."
[Amended 4-1-1996 by Ord. No. 391; 6-18-2001 by Ord. No. 85; 12-16-2010 by Ord. No. 183]
The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
- The Director of Parks and Cemeteries or Director of Recreation appointed pursuant to the Charter.
- The areas within the boundaries, as described in the records of the City Assessors, of the following City-owned and -utilized recreational properties and facilities:
- Any wheeled conveyance, whether powered by motor, animal-drawn or self-propelled. The term shall include, but not be limited to, any trailer in tow, automobile, truck, wagon, snowmobile, motorbike, motorcycle, trail bike of any size, kind or description. Exception is made for baby carriages, bicycles and vehicles used in the maintenance and operation of City parks.
[Amended 4-1-1996 by Ord. No. 391; 6-18-2001 by Ord. No. 85]
Specific rules and regulations regulating conduct in parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, and cemeteries of the City shall be promulgated by the Director of Parks and Cemeteries as well as Recreation, subject to approval by the City Council, and copies of such rules and regulations shall be on file in the City Clerk's office.
The Police Department shall enforce all federal and state laws as well as City ordinances at all City parks, athletic fields, playgrounds and cemeteries, regardless of their operating hours.