Township of West Caldwell, NJ
Essex County
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Editor's Note: See Chapter 2 for the establishment of the Board of Trustees of the Free Public Library.
[1993 Code § 125-1]
No person shall detain or fail to return any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, phonograph recording, audio-visual material or any other article or property borrowed from the Free Public Library of West Caldwell after 30 days have elapsed from the date of mailing by certified mail, return receipt requested, of a notice demanding the return thereof, addressed to said person at the last address furnished. Personal service of such notice upon said person or upon a parent or legal guardian or person over the age of 14 who resides in the same household as said person may be used in place of mailing such notice as aforesaid.
[1993 Code § 125-2]
No person shall cut, tear, deface, disfigure, damage or destroy any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, phonograph recording, audio-visual material or other article or any part thereof which is borrowed from, owned by or is in the custody of such library.
[1993 Code § 125-3]
No person shall remove any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, phonograph recording, audio-visual material or any other item or article from the Free Public Library Building without complying with the rules, regulations and procedures of the library for borrowing such items or articles.
[1993 Code § 125-4]
The Library Director or his designee is authorized to file a complaint in the Municipal Court or other appropriate court alleging a violation of this section.
[1993 Code § 125-5]
The Board of Trustees of the Free Public Library shall post in a conspicuous place in the Free Public Library Building a copy of this section.
[1993 Code § 125-6]
Any person who violates or refuses to comply with the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not to exceed $200 or twice the cost to replace the book or article, whichever is greater, and a penalty of not more than $300 for the second and each succeeding offense.
[Ord. No. 1672]
MUNICIPAL PARK
Shall mean and include the following: Francisco Park; Memorial Park; Crane Park; Wrensch Park; Richards Park; Rubino Road Park; Firemen's Park; any and all future parks under the jurisdiction of the Township of West Caldwell; and all parking, playground or tennis court areas within or adjacent to any such parks.
MUNICIPAL POOL
Shall mean and include the following: the area of the Cedar Pool situated on Woodside Avenue; the area of Westville Pool situated on Westville Avenue; and any parking, playground or tennis court areas within or adjacent to any such pools.
[New; Ord. No. 1672]
The following rules and regulations be and the same are hereby promulgated for the purposes of protecting the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Township of West Caldwell.
[Ord. No. 1672]
The municipal pools of the Township of West Caldwell shall be closed to the public between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. prevailing time.
[Ord. No. 1672]
The municipal parks of the Township of West Caldwell shall be closed to the public and for the parking of any vehicles between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. prevailing time.
[Ord. No. 1672]
It shall be unlawful for any person to enter in or upon, be present in or park any vehicle, or suffer or permit to be parked any vehicle in any municipal park or municipal pool in the Township of West Caldwell between the hours so designated above, and it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to at any time remove, damage, mutilate, deface or destroy any barricade, chain, notice, sign or other object used at the entrance of any municipal park or municipal pool, or indicating that any municipal park of municipal pool is closed during specific hours.
[Ord. No. 1672]
Nothing herein shall be deemed or construed to apply to:
a. 
Personnel of the Township of West Caldwell and only as specifically engaged in conducting township business as authorized by the Administrator or his or her designee; or
b. 
Any group or organization holding a permit to conduct an activity in any municipal park or municipal pool during any such prohibited hours; or
c. 
Any occasion when use of any such municipal park or municipal pool is extended until a later hour as authorized by Mayor and Council; or
d. 
Any person found in any municipal park or municipal pool by reason of an emergency.
[Ord. No. 1672]
Any person who violates this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a penalty as stated in Chapter 1, Section 1-5, General Penalty of this Code.
[Ord. No. 1672]
Regulations setting forth the rules and conditions established herein and other rules and conditions as are deemed necessary by the Mayor and Council shall be adopted simultaneously with the adoption of this section. Such regulations may be amended, as necessary, by the Mayor and Council. Notice of this section, and any and all such regulations adopted in accordance with it, shall be posted at the entrance of every municipal park or municipal pool.
Regulations
1. 
Definitions
Municipal Park: Includes the following: Francisco Park; Memorial Park; Crane Park; Wrensch Park; Richards Park; Rubino Road Park; Firemen's Park; any and all future parks under the jurisdiction of the Township of West Caldwell; and all parking, playground or tennis court areas within or adjacent to any such parks.
The following acts are expressly prohibited and/or regulated by the Township of West Caldwell and shall require enforcement under Chapter 22.
a. 
Other than in regulated parking areas, no vehicle shall be allowed within any Municipal Park at any time except for emergency vehicles or others within written permission from the Township Administrator.
b. 
It shall be strictly prohibited for one to start or maintain a fire of any kind or to use barbecue equipment of any kind in any Municipal Park or any other Township owned or maintained property without the written express permission of the appropriate authority of the Township of West Caldwell.
c. 
It shall be strictly prohibited for one to operate a powered flight model in any Municipal Park or on other Township owned or maintained property without the proper permits.
d. 
It shall be unlawful for a person to enter into any Municipal Park or on other Township owned or maintained property and post bills of any sort without the express permission of the Township Administrator.
e. 
A permit shall be required for organized group/team practices and games in any Municipal Park. All permits are issued through the Township of West Caldwell.
f. 
Private businesses shall be prohibited from using any Municipal Park or other Township owned recreational facility without the written permission of the Township Administrator.
g. 
There shall be no private tennis lessons held on the tennis courts within any Municipal Park without permits.
h. 
Bike riding, rollerblading or any non-tennis activity is prohibited on the tennis courts within any Municipal Park.
i. 
Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited without the express written permission of the Township Administrator.
j. 
The Township may charge and collect in advance a reasonable fee for admission to or use of facilities, programs, or Activities within Municipal Parks or other Township owned recreational facilities as specifically authorized by Resolution.
2. 
Municipal Parks; Hours and Regulations.
a. 
The Municipal Parks of the Township of West Caldwell shall be closed to the public and for the parking of any vehicles between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. prevailing time.
b. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to enter in or upon, be present in or park any vehicle, or suffer or permit to be parked any vehicle in any Municipal Park in the Township of West Caldwell between the hours so designated above, and it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to at any time remove, damage, mutilate, deface or destroy any barricade, chain, notice, sign or other object used at the entrance of any Municipal Park, or indicating that any Municipal Park is a closed during specific hours without a permit from the Township of West Caldwell.
c. 
Nothing herein shall be deemed or construed to apply to:
1. 
Personnel of the Township of West Caldwell, specifically and only as engaged in conducting Township business as authorized by the Township Administrator or another appropriate authority; or
2. 
Any group or organization holding a permit to conduct an activity in any Municipal Park during any such prohibited hours; or
3. 
Any occasion when use of any such Municipal Park is extended until a later hour as authorized by Mayor and Council; or
4. 
Any person found in any Municipal Park by reason of an unforeseen emergency.
3. 
Golf Prohibited.
a. 
Prohibition. The playing and/or practicing of golf in Municipal Parks or on other Township owned or maintained property is expressly prohibited at all times.
[Ord. No. 1673; Ord. No. 1722]
The Township Council is hereby authorized to adopt by resolution amendments, modification, increases and/or decreases to the fee schedule for membership in the West Caldwell Pool Utility.