City of Augusta, ME
Kennebec County
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[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:
DIRECTOR
The Director of Parks and Cemeteries or Director of Recreation appointed pursuant to the Charter.
PARK
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:
Name
Assessor's Map and Lot Numbers
Augusta Nature Center
45
12
46
3
46
3C
46
46
46
44A
Bond Brook Recreation Area Park
9
64 — 65
10
6 — 7
Civic Center Park — Augusta Garden Club Park
5A
8
Cony High School and Capital Area Technical Center Grounds and Athletic Fields
10
18A
10
20
10
21
10
22
10
22 A, B, C
10
24
10
25
10
30
Gilbert School Playground
30
38
Calumet Park
29
52
Mount Vernon Park
29
1
Buker Community Center and Athletic Fields, Melendy Tennis Courts
21
1
Youth Memorial Park
21
6A
Lincoln School Playground
27
268
Cunningham Park
28
19
Capitol Park
32
59
Edwards Mill Site Park, aka "Mill Park"
35
55
Williams Park
39
75
43
193
Hussey School Playground
43
147
Hodgkins School Athletic Fields
46
8
46
10
McCall's Park
41
169
Waterfront Park
33
278
34
47
Haymarket Square
33
216
Frederick L. Savage Park
48
3B
Eastside Boat Landing Park
38
188
38
188A — B
Alumni Field Athletic Complex
10
17, 20, 21
City Center
38
178
Gage Street Park
33
38, 51, 52, 79
Mill Street Park
35
193, 198, 200 — 203
Mount Vernon Avenue Park
34
323 — 325
Farrington School Playground
59
12
Bicentennial Nature Park
4
167
Capital Area Recreation Association Athletic Fields
10
32
VEHICLE
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]
A. 
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.
B. 
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.