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Borough of Sewickley, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Sewickley as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 5-20-1974 by Ord. No. 914 (Ch. 16, Part 2, of the 1996 Code of Ordinances)]
[Amended 4-11-2017 by Ord. No. 1350]
The following rules and regulations be and the same are hereby established and adopted by the Borough Council for the use of and conduct at the Borough of Sewickley's War Memorial Park on Blackburn Road in the Borough of Sewickley:
A. 
Grass areas must not be used for roadways, parking or for other purposes which may injure or destroy the turf or landscaping, except when authorized by the Borough for special events.
B. 
Buildings, fences, fountains, benches or signs must not be damaged or defaced in any way.
C. 
Paper, rubbish, glass bottles or any refuse whatsoever must not be scattered but must be deposited in receptacles provided for that purpose.
D. 
Lotteries or other gambling or games of chance, drunkenness, disorderly or indecent conduct and profane or offensive language are prohibited.
E. 
Dogs or other domesticated animals must be on a leash or under control by person or persons responsible. Animal waste must be removed by person in control of said animal. Horses are permitted only on authorized trails.
F. 
Fires may not be built or allowed anywhere in the park other than stoves or fireplaces provided for that purpose. No person shall throw away or discard any lighted match, cigar or cigarette in the park.
G. 
Public meetings, assemblages or parades may not take place within park limits without the permission of the Borough Manager.
H. 
No person or persons whatsoever may sell or offer to sell any article or service for hire within the limits of the park or set up therein any stand or booth for such purpose or distribute or display handbills, cards or advertisements of any nature whatsoever unless duly authorized to do so by the Borough Manager.
I. 
Picnics will be allowed only in locations provided for that purpose. Persons holding picnics shall clean up and place all wastepaper and other refuse in receptacles provided for that purpose.
J. 
No person shall, under any circumstances, loiter or remain in the park between 10:00 p.m. and sunrise without the permission of the Borough Manager.
K. 
A rate of speed exceeding 15 miles per hour is prohibited in the park. Operating a vehicle in a reckless or negligent manner or in excess of the posted speed limit is prohibited.
L. 
The use or operation on other than paved roadways of motorbikes, scooters, trail bikes, motorcycles or any other vehicle propelled by an engine or motor of any type is prohibited. All unlicensed motor-driven vehicles are prohibited in the park.
M. 
No person shall injure, deface, remove, cut or damage any of the trees, plants, shrubs, turf, buildings, structures or fixtures therein or any other property of the Borough located within a park area.
N. 
Equipment shall not be left in such a location as to inhibit the use of a playing field or create a safety hazard.
O. 
No person shall conduct himself within a park so as to annoy other persons using the park for recreational purposes or any other residents of the Borough.
P. 
No person shall dispose of any litter on park grounds except by disposing of litter in receptacles designated for this purpose. Excess litter shall be removed by the user of the park.
Q. 
No person shall injure, destroy, deface or remove any notice, rule or regulation posted at any place within any park area.
R. 
No person shall wash, clean, polish, grease, lubricate or otherwise make repairs to any motor vehicle in any park area.
S. 
Any person, group or organization reserving Borough facilities must use them strictly for their own use. If any other person, group or organization requests the use of the facility from the party having such facility reserved, arrangements can be made upon written agreement of both parties. However, approval and scheduled use of the facility and any fees incurred must go through the Borough.
T. 
All posted vehicle parking regulations and restrictions must be observed when using the park. Any activity which generates parking in excess of that available at the site must make alternate parking/busing/carpooling arrangements. The Borough reserves the right to preclude the simultaneous use of park facilities when it is felt that such dual use might create parking or other problems. Groups having a valid use permit shall have priority over any group not having a permit.
U. 
It is prohibited to throw, discharge or otherwise place or cause to be placed in the water of any fountain, pond, lake, stream or other body of water in or adjacent to any Borough park or any tributary, stream, storm sewer or drainage flowing into such waters, any substance, matter or thing, liquid or solid, which will or may result in the pollution of said water.
V. 
It is prohibited to bring in or dump, deposit or leave any bottles, broken glass, ashes, paper, boxes, cans, dirt, rubbish, waste, garbage, refuse or other trash on any park land.
W. 
Camping is not permitted in the park.
[Amended 4-20-1974 by Ord. No. 943; 4-18-1983 by Ord. No. 1023; 2-19-1996 by Ord. No. 1159; 4-11-2017 by Ord. No. 1350]
Reservation of park shelters must be made in advance of the date for the intended use by securing a permit for such use. All requests for such a permit must be made by filing a War Memorial Park shelter rental application with the Borough Manager at 601 Thorn Street, Sewickley, PA 15143, and accompanying said application with such fees as are applicable to the person, group or entity intending to use the park shelter in an amount as established from time to time by resolution of Borough Council.
[Amended 2-19-1996 by Ord. No. 1159]
Violation of the rules and regulations shall be punishable, upon conviction, by payment of costs of prosecution and a fine of not more than $600 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days.
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Editor's Note: Original § 203, Application for permits, was repealed 4-11-2017 by Ord. No. 1350. This ordinance also provided for the renumbering of original §§ 204 and 205 as §§ 203 and 204.
The Police Department of the Borough is herewith specifically charged with the duty and responsibility and obligation of enforcing the rules and regulations above set forth and as the same may be amended or supplemented from time to time.
[Adopted 9-16-1996 by Ord. No. 1163 (Ch. 16, Part 3, of the 1996 Code of Ordinances)]
The following rules and regulations be and the same are hereby established and adopted by the Borough Council for use and conduct at the Chadwick Street and Maple Lane Playgrounds:
A. 
Grass areas must not be used for roadways, parking or for other purposes which may injure or destroy the turf or landscaping.
B. 
Trees, shrubs, hedges, berries, wildflowers or other flowers must not be picked, cut, broken or injured in any way whatsoever.
C. 
Buildings, fences, fountains, benches, facilities or signs must not be damaged or defaced in any way.
D. 
Paper, rubbish, glass bottles or any refuse whatsoever must not be scattered but must be deposited in receptacles provided for that purpose.
E. 
Lotteries or other gambling or games of chance, drunkenness, disorderly or indecent conduct and profane or offensive language are prohibited.
F. 
The park will not be used for cleaning or polishing of automobiles.
G. 
The sale of tickets or any commodities by groups is prohibited without authorization of the Borough Manager.
H. 
Dogs or other domesticated animals must be on a leash or under control by person or persons responsible.
I. 
Fires may not be built or allowed anywhere in the park other than in stoves or fireplaces provided for that purpose. No person shall throw away or discard any lighted match, cigar or cigarette in the park.
J. 
Public meetings, assemblages or parades may not take place within park limits without the permission of the Borough Manager.
K. 
No person or persons whatsoever may sell or offer to sell any article or service for hire within the limits of the park or set up therein any stand or booth for such purpose or distribute or display handbills, cards or advertisements for any nature whatsoever unless duly authorized to do so by the Borough Manager.
L. 
Picnics will be allowed only on locations provided for that purpose. Persons holding picnics shall clean up and place all wastepaper and other refuse in receptacles provided for that purpose.
M. 
No person shall under any circumstances loiter or remain in the park between 10:00 p.m. and sunrise without the permission of the Borough Manager.
N. 
Organized sport associations shall provide a certificate of insurance naming the Borough of Sewickley as an additional insured in an amount as required by the Borough.