[1982 Code § 3-6.1]
As used in this section:
- Shall mean a park, reservation, playground, beach, recreation center or any other area in the Borough, owned or used by the Borough, and devoted to active or passive recreation or devoted or used as a memorial.
- Shall mean any wheeled conveyance, whether motor-powered, animal-drawn or self-propelled. The term shall include any trailer in tow of any size, kind or description. Exception shall be made for baby carriages and vehicles in the service of the Borough parks.
[1982 Code § 3-6.2]
No person in a park shall:
Willfully mark, deface, disfigure, injure, tamper with, or displace or remove, any building, bridges, tables, benches, fireplaces, railings, paving or paving material, water lines or other public utilities or parts or appurtenances thereof, signs, notices or placards, whether temporary or permanent, monuments, stakes, posts, or other boundary markers, or other structures or equipment, facilities or park property or appurtenances whatsoever, either real or personal.
Dig, or remove any beach sand, whether submerged or not, or any soil, rock, stones, trees, shrubs or plants, downed timber or other wood or materials, or make any excavation by tool equipment, blasting, or other means or agency.
Construct or erect any building or structure of whatever kind, whether permanent or temporary in character, or run or string any public service utility into, upon, or across such lands, except on special written permit issued hereunder.
Damage, cut, carve, transplant or remove any tree or plant or injure the bark, or pick the flowers or seeds, of any tree or plant. Nor shall any person attach any rope, wire or other contrivance to any tree or plant. A person shall not dig in or otherwise disturb grass areas, or in any other way injure or impair the natural beauty or usefulness of any area.
Climb any tree or walk, stand or sit upon monuments, vases, fountains, railing, fences or gun carriages or upon any other property not designated or customarily used for such purposes.
Tie or hitch a horse to any tree or plant.
[1982 Code § 3-6.3]
No person in a park shall have brought in or shall dump, deposit or leave any bottles, broken glass, ashes, paper, boxes, cans, dirt, rubbish, waste, garbage, or refuse, or other trash. No such refuse shall be placed in any waters in or contiguous to any park, or left anywhere on the grounds thereof, but shall be placed in the proper receptacles where these are provided; where receptacles are not so provided, all such rubbish or waste shall be carried away from the park by the person responsible for its presence, and properly disposed of elsewhere.
[1982 Code § 3-6.4]
No person shall:
Ride a bicycle on other than a paved vehicular road or path designated for that purpose. A bicyclist shall be permitted to wheel or push a bicycle by hand over any grassy area or wooded trail or on any paved area reserved for pedestrian use.
Ride a bicycle other than on the right hand side of the road paving as close as conditions permit, and bicycles shall be kept in single file when two or more are operating as a group. Bicyclists shall at all times operate their machines with reasonable regard to the safety of others, signal all turns, pass to the right of any vehicle they are overtaking and pass to the right of any vehicles they may be meeting.
Ride any other person on a bicycle.
Leave a bicycle in a place other than a bicycle rack when such is provided and there is a space available.
Leave a bicycle lying on the ground or paving, or set against trees, or in any place or position where other persons may trip over or be injured by them.
Ride a bicycle on any road between 30 minutes after sunset or before 30 minutes before sunrise without an attached headlight plainly visible at least 200 feet in front of and without a red taillight or red reflector plainly visible from at least 100 feet from the rear of, such bicycle.
[1982 Code § 3-6.5]
No person shall take part in or abet the playing of any games involving thrown or otherwise propelled objects such as balls, stones, arrows, javelins or model airplanes. The playing of rough or comparatively dangerous games such as football, baseball and quoits shall be prohibited.
[1982 Code § 3-6.6]
No person shall ride a horse except on designated bridle trails. Where permitted, horses shall be thoroughly broken and properly restrained, and ridden with due care, and shall not be allowed to graze or go unattended, nor shall they be hitched to any rock, tree or shrub.
[1982 Code § 3-6.7]
No person in a park shall use any park areas for picnicking; camping on any park areas shall be prohibited.
[1982 Code § 3-6.8]
No person in a park shall:
Consume or sell alcoholic beverages at any time in the park except as provided herein.
Have entered or be under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
At certain specifically designated recreation centers where meals or lunches are served under concession privileges, the sale of alcoholic beverages by such concessionaire shall be permitted under the strict regulation and control of the Borough Council. Sales of alcoholic beverages shall be made only in individual drinks, not in original packages or otherwise in bulk, and shall be served for consumption on the immediate premises of the concession. Such sales shall be duly licensed pursuant to law.
[1982 Code § 3-6.9]
No person shall bring, or have in his possession, or set off or otherwise cause to explode or discharge or burn, any firecrackers, torpedo, rocket or other fireworks or explosives of inflammable material, or discharge them or throw them into any such areas from land or highway adjacent thereto. This prohibition shall include any substance, compound, mixture, or article that in conjunction with another substance or compound would be dangerous from any of the foregoing standpoints.
[1982 Code § 3-6.10]
No person shall build or attempt to build a fire, except on such areas and under such regulations as may be designated by the Borough Council. No person shall drop, throw, or otherwise scatter lighted matches, burning cigarettes or cigars, tobacco paper or other inflammable material within any park area or on any highway, road or street abutting or contiguous thereto.
[1982 Code § 3-6.11]
No person shall be responsible for the entry of a dog or other domestic animal into areas other than automobile parking concourses and walks immediately adjacent thereto, and in such other areas as may be clearly marked by signs bearing the words "Domestic Animals Permitted in this Area." Nothing herein shall be construed as permitting the running of dogs at large. All dogs in those areas where such animals are permitted shall be restrained at all times on adequate leashes not greater than 10 feet in length.
[1982 Code § 3-6.12]
No person shall gamble or participate in or abet any game of chance.
[1982 Code § 3-6.13]
No person shall sleep or protractedly lounge on the seats or benches, or other areas, or engage in loud, boisterous, threatening, abusive, insulting or indecent language, or engage in any disorderly conduct or behavior tending to be a breach of the public peace.
[1982 Code § 3-6.14]
No person in a park shall:
Expose or offer for sale any article or thing, nor shall be station or place any stand, cart, or vehicle for the transportation, sale or display of any such article or thing. Exception is hereby made as to any regularly licensed concessionaire acting by and under the authority and regulation of the Borough Council.
Announce, advertise, or call the public attention in any way to any article or service for sale or hire.
Paste, glue, tack or otherwise post any sign, placard, advertisement, or inscription whatever, nor shall any person erect or cause to be erected any sign whatever on any public lands or highways or roads adjacent to a park.
[1982 Code § 3-6.15; Ord. No. 9-89]
Except for unusual and unforeseen emergencies, parks shall be open to the public every day of the year during designated hours. The opening and closing hours for each individual park shall be posted therein for public information. These hours shall be 7:00 a.m. to sundown.
[Ord. No. 13-90]
All forms of food and beverages are prohibited in all public parks located in the Borough of Jamesburg.
[1982 Code § 3-6.16; Ord. No. 09-12]
Required. A permit shall be obtained from the Borough Council before participating in those activities by a group, association or organization such as, but not limited to, parties, theatrical or entertainment performances, athletic events, gatherings or rallies.
Application Information. A person seeking insurance of a permit hereunder shall file with the Borough Council an application containing the following information:
The name and address of the applicant.
The name and address of the person, persons, corporation or association sponsoring the activity, if any.
The day and hour for which the permit is desired.
The park or portion thereof for which such permit is desired.
An estimate of the anticipated attendance.
Any other information which the Council shall find reasonably necessary to a fair determination as to whether a permit should issue hereunder.
Fee. There shall be an application fee as set forth in the Borough Schedule of Fees Ordinance.
Standards for Issuance. The Council shall issue a permit hereunder when the following is determined:
That the proposed activity or use of the park shall not unreasonably interfere with or detract from the general public enjoyment of the park.
That the proposed activity and use shall not unreasonably interfere with or detract from the promotion of public health, welfare, safety and recreation.
That the proposed activity or use shall not be reasonably anticipated to incite violence, crime or disorderly conduct.
That the proposed activity shall not entail unusual, extraordinary or burdensome expense or police operation by the Borough.
That the facilities desired have not been reserved for use at the date and hour required in the application.
Effect of Permit. A permittee shall be bound by all park rules and regulations and all applicable ordinances fully as though the same were inserted in such permits.
Liability of Permittee. The person or persons to whom a permit issued shall be liable for any loss, damage or injury sustained by any person whatever by reason of the negligence of the person or persons to whom such permit shall have been issued.
Exhibit of Permit. No person shall fail to produce and exhibit any permit from the Council he claims to have upon request of any authorized person who shall desire to inspect the same for the purpose of enforcing compliance with any ordinance or rule.
Interference with Permittees. No person shall disturb or interfere unreasonably with any person or party occupying any area, or participating in any activity, under the authority of a permit.
Revocation. The Borough Council shall have the authority to revoke a permit upon a finding of violation of any rule or ordinance, or upon good cause shown.
[1982 Code § 3-6.17; New]
The Police Department shall, in connection with their duties imposed by law, diligently enforce the provisions of this section, and shall have the authority to:
[Ord. No. 12-01]
The attached rules and regulations of the County of Middlesex Department of Parks and Recreation governing the use of county parks within the Borough are approved and adopted by the Borough of Jamesburg.
The attached revised schedule of fines for violation of said rules and regulations, adopted on or about February 15, 2001 by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, are also approved and adopted by the Borough of Jamesburg.
The rules and regulations and schedule of fines adopted hereunder shall be kept on file in the Jamesburg Borough Clerk's Office, copies of which may be obtained by interested members of the public at no charge.
The provisions of this Article shall be severable. In the event that any portion of this Article is found to be invalid for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall be limited in its effect only to the portion of the Article actually adjudged invalid and shall not be deemed to affect the operation of any other portion thereof, which shall remain in full force and affect.
That all other ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.
The within Article shall take effect immediately or as otherwise allowed by law.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § I]
- Shall mean and include cats, dogs, horses, any fowl or birds - any living creatures within jurisdiction of the park.
- AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES
- Shall mean vehicles of the Fire Department, Police vehicles and such; ambulances and other vehicles approved by the Chairman when operated in response to an emergency.
- BICYCLE PATH
- Shall mean any path maintained for self-propelled vehicles; no motorized bikes.
- BRIDLE PATH
- Shall mean any path maintained for equestrians; no motorized vehicles.
- Shall mean the Chairman of Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation.
- COMMERCIAL VEHICLES
- Shall mean and include every type of motordriven vehicle used for commercial purposes on the highways; or any omnibus or vehicle adapted for more than nine passengers, or engaged in the carrying of any merchandise, or upon which is displayed for advertising purpose any writing, symbol, flag, banner, target, sign, placard, etc.
- Shall mean any crossing, whether marked by a pavement or otherwise; the extension of any sidewalk space across any intersecting drive, street, highway or bridle path.
- Shall mean any boundary of any street, road, avenue, boulevard, drive or bridle path, whether or not marked by a curbstone.
- Shall mean any road, avenue, drive or boulevard maintained by the Department of Public Parks for vehicular use, including the parts thereof under or over any bridge.
- Shall mean any person, who propels, operates or is in charge of a vehicle.
- MIDDLESEX COUNTY PARK OR PARKS SYSTEM, RECREATION AREAS, OR OPEN SPACE RESERVATIONS
- Shall mean all the real property situated in Middlesex County or adjacent counties acquired by or under the jurisdiction and care of the Middlesex County Parks Department, or which may be hereafter acquired by it or come under its jurisdiction.
- MOTOR VEHICLE
- Shall mean and include all vehicles propelled other than by muscular power, and shall also include all motor operated vehicles of the bicycle or tricycle type.
- OFF ROAD VEHICLES
- Shall mean any powered vehicles designed for or capable of cross-country travel on or immediately over land, water, sand, snow, ice, marsh, swampland, or other terrain which would include, but not be limited to, such vehicles as four wheel drive, motorcycle, snowmobile, amphibious or air cushion vehicles; except those vehicles utilized for fire, emergency or law enforcement purposes and any vehicle whose use is expressly authorized by the Parks Department.
- OFFICIAL TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES
- Shall mean all signs, signal marking and device placed or erected by authority of the Chairman or other official having jurisdiction for the purpose of regulating, warning or guiding traffic.
- PARK RANGERS OR OFFICERS
- Shall mean any person employed by the Middlesex County Parks Department as a Park Ranger or Special Officer or any municipal or State Police Officer.
- PARKING PLACE
- Shall mean any part of any drive or space designated as a place for the standing of vehicles.
- Shall mean any footpath, walk or any path maintained for pedestrians.
- Shall mean any written license issued by or under the authority of the Parks Department, permitting the performance of a specified act or acts.
- Shall mean any person, corporation, company, association, joint stock association, firm or co-partnership.
- PRIVATE/SERVICE ROAD OR DRIVE
- Shall mean every road, lane or driveway not open to use of the public in general.
- Shall mean the privilege of the immediate use of the roadway, drive, path.
- Shall mean any refuse matter that includes ashes, dross, cinders, shell, paper, dirt, sand, oil, grease, clay, loam, stone or building materials, brush, stumps, hay, straw, oats, sawdust, shavings, or manufacturing, trade or household waste, old iron or other metals or objects made therefrom, or sick, diseased, or dead animals, organic refuse or any other offensive matter, including swill, brine, offal, fecal matter, or garbage.
- SAFETY ZONE
- Shall mean any space (within a drive) established for pedestrians.
- STOPPING OR STANDING WHEN PROHIBITED
- Shall mean any cessation of movement of a vehicle occupied, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic — Including horses.
- Shall mean pedestrians, ridden or herded animals; vehicles, either singly or together, while in the confines of the Parks jurisdiction.
- Shall mean any conveyance (except by baby carriage) including motor vehicles, bicycles, tricycles, sleds, sleighs, pushcarts or vehicles propelled by other than muscular power - also any horse (trailers)
[Ord. No. 12-01 § II]
All Middlesex County Parks Department Resolutions shall be effective within all the parks, recreation areas and open space reservations of the Middlesex County Park System and regulate the use thereof by all persons.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § III]
No person shall be permitted within a County park or recreation area under the influence of intoxicating beverages, drugs or narcotics. All alcoholic beverages other than wine and beer are prohibited in any County park or recreation area, and the consumption of wine and beer requires a permit issued by the Parks Department and is only to be used in a designated picnic area where food is consumed.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § IV]
No group of 100 or more persons shall use a County park or recreation area without first obtaining a group use permit. Group use shall be limited to designated areas. Adult supervision of children's groups is required at all times.
Any group of under 100 persons will be permitted to use the open grove areas without obtaining a picnic permit, except when alcohol is being served wherein said group must conform to subsection 21-5.4a.
No person shall call or hold any meetings or give any concert or public entertainment of any kind within a County park or recreation area without first having obtained written permission in advance from the Director of County Parks and Recreation no later than one month before the proposed date of use.
No person shall use loudspeakers, public address systems or amplifiers within a County park or recreation area without first having obtained written permission in advance from the Director of County Parks and Recreation. Nor shall any portable radio, tape player, compact disc player or musical instrument be played in such a manner as to create a nuisance.
Public assemblies, meetings, demonstrations, religious activities, the sale and distribution of printed matter, and other public expressions of views conducted under the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States and the State of New Jersey upon the lands of the Middlesex County Park System are permitted provided that a permit has been issued by the Director of Parks and Recreation or his duly designated representative.
To ensure public safety and the protection of park resources and values and to avoid assigning the same location and time to two or more activities, the Park System may manage these activities by regulating the time, location, number of participants, use of facilities, and number and types of equipment to be used, but not the content or message.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § V]
Dogs and cats must be kept on a leash not exceeding six feet in length. No domestic animal shall be permitted to run at large within any County park or recreation area, either with or without a keeper, except in those areas designated for that purpose by the Director of County Parks and Recreation. Pet owners shall be responsible for removing and properly disposing of fecal matter from park property.
No person shall ride, drive, lead or keep a saddle horse or other animal within a County park or recreation area, except on such roads, trails or areas, and subject to such regulations as the Director of County Parks and Recreation may especially designate. In such an occasion, no horse shall be unbridled or left unattended in any unenclosed area, and should not be hitched to any tree or shrub in a manner that may cause damage.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § VI]
No person shall leave bottles, broken glass, ashes, waste paper or other rubbish, as defined in subsection 25-5.2, within a County park or recreation area, except in a properly provided receptacle designated for that purpose.
No person shall throw or place any dirt, stone, rock debris, foreign substance or rubbish into or upon a County park or recreation area or in any lake, river or lagoon within or bordering upon land of a County park or recreation area.
No person shall throw, cast, lay, drop or discharge into or allow to remain in the water of a County park or recreation area or any tributary, brook, stream, storm sewer or drain flowing into said waters any substance, matter or thing, which may or shall result in the pollution of said waters.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § VII]
No person shall pick flowers, foliage, berries or fruit or cut, break, dig up or in any way mutilate or injure any tree, shrub, plant, fern, grass, turf, railing, seat, picnic bench, fence, structure or any other object within a County park or recreation area.
No person shall bring into or upon a County park or recreation area any tree, shrub or plant or any newly plucked branch or portion of a tree, shrub or plant.
No person shall dig up or remove any dirt, stone, rock or other substance whatever, make any excavation, quarry sand or stone or lay or set off any blast, or cause or assist in doing any of these things within a County park or recreation area.
No person shall remove or cut firewood, regardless of whether the tree or wood is dead, fallen, diseased or otherwise from any County park or recreation area.
No person shall feed any animal or fish any food or other substance excepting such food or substance expressly permitted by the Parks Department.
No person shall feed any waterfowl any food or any substance at any time in a County park or recreation area.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § VIII]
No person shall build, light or maintain a fire within a County park or recreation area, except in picnic area grills, established campsites or a fireplace provided, maintained or designated for such purpose by the Director of County Parks and Recreation. Picnic grills shall only contain charcoal fires.
In cases where permits are issued for a group or family picnic and said group chooses to use a caterer, the use of gas fire will be permitted within the confines of the caterer's portable facility.
No person shall discard any cigar, cigarette, or lighted match carelessly or in a manner that may start a fire.
No person shall possess, discharge or set off within a County park or recreation area any firecrackers, torpedoes, rockets or other fireworks.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § IX]
No person shall discharge any weapon or firearm within or into a County park or recreation area. No person shall bring or be in possession of any pistol or revolver or object upon which can be loaded or blank cartridges may be used. Nor shall any person be in possession of any rifle, shotgun, fowling piece, air gun, spring gun, slingshot, bow or any other instrument weapon in which the propelling force is a spring or air, excepting the lawful uses of such weapons at places and times prescribed by the Department of Parks.
No person shall hunt, molest, take chase, trap, capture, hold, remove, injure or kill any animal, reptile or bird or disturb its habitat within a County park or recreation area except in portions of a County park or recreation area, which may be open to hunting and/or fishing. The use of portions of a County park or recreation area open to hunting and/or fishing is subject to N.J. State Fish and Game Laws.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § X]
No person shall enter upon any portion of a County park or recreation area where persons are prohibited from going by direction of the Director of County Parks and Recreation as indicated by sign or notice. Nor shall any person participate in an activity that is prohibited as indicated by sign or notice.
No person shall coast with hand sleds, bobsleds, carts, skateboards or other vehicles or wheels or runners or use radio-controlled devices such as, but not limited to, boats, airplanes, and cars except in areas and during times designated and posted for this purpose by the Director of County Parks and Recreation.
No person shall bring into any park or recreation area, use or operate any rides such as motorized or mechanical carnival rides. The use of certain forced air rides for group use requires written permission by the Director of County Parks and Recreation.
No person shall throw, cast, catch, kick or strike any baseball, golf ball, football or basketball or any object within a County park or recreation area except in areas designated and posted for this purpose by the Director of County Parks and Recreation.
The Board of Chosen Freeholders adopts a resolution each year setting forth required fees for specific facilities and park areas. Individuals or groups using such facilities or areas must be in possession of the appropriate permit or pass issued by the Department of Parks and Recreation. A permit to do any act shall authorize the holder to do so only in strict accordance to the terms and conditions stated. Any violation by the holder or his agents or employees of the terms and conditions stated. Any violation by the holder or his agents or employees of the terms and conditions shall constitute grounds for revocation of the permit by the Director of Parks and Recreation, whose action is deemed final. In a case where a permit is revoked, all monies paid for or on account for the permit shall, in the option of the Director of Parks and Recreation, be forfeited and retained. The holder of a permit including his agents or employees who violates the terms and conditions shall be jointly and severally liable to the Department of Parks and Recreation for all the damages or loss suffered by it in excess of the money so forfeited and retained; but neither such forfeiture and retention by the Department of Parks and Recreation of the whole or any part of monies nor the recovery or collection for such damages or both shall in any manner relieve the holder or his agents or employees from the liability to punishment for any violation of any provision of any Middlesex County Rules and Regulations.
No person shall bathe in any pond, stream, river or other body of water within or bordering a County park or recreation area unless it has been designated and posted for this purpose by the Director of County Parks and Recreation.
No person shall use private boats or canoes on any streams, lakes, ocean, or body of water within or bordering a County park or recreation area unless it has been designated for such use and posted for launching private boats and canoes by the Parks Department. When the use of private boats or canoes is permitted, one shall first obtain a permit issued by the Director of County Parks and Recreation.
No person shall ice skate in any County park lake or other water body except in areas and times specified by the Department of Parks and Recreation and under the monitoring of Parks Department personnel.
The use of manned powerless flying objects or devices, either for landing or taking off, shall not be permitted in any County park or recreation area unless it has been specifically designated and posted for this purpose or special permission has been granted by the Director of County Parks and Recreation.
No person shall solicit alms or contributions for any purpose.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § XI]
No person shall engage in any commercial enterprise including but not limited to the offering of services, soliciting, selling or peddling any liquids or edibles for human consumption or distribute circulars or hawk, peddle or vend any goods, ware or merchandise within a County park or recreation area, except as provided by action of the Director of County Parks and Recreation.
No person shall cut, carve, paint, mark, paste or fasten on any tree, fence, wall, building, monument or other object within a County park or recreation area any bill, advertisement or inscription. Nor shall any person distribute, cast, throw or place any handbill, pamphlet, circular, advertisement or notice of any kind within a County park or recreation area.
No person shall tell fortunes, play at games of chance or use any gambling device within a County park or recreation area except as provided by special permission of the Director of County Parks and Recreation.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § XII]
All provisions of the New Jersey State Motor Vehicle Act with regard to equipment, lights, licenses, brakes, operation, etc., will apply in the parks and will be strictly enforced, with also such further restrictions as may be herein stated.
No person shall use any portion of a County park or recreation area for purpose of way except drives, parking areas, roadways, paths, walks and trails established for such purpose by the Director of County Parks and Recreation; and footpaths or walks established for pedestrian travel shall not be used for vehicular travel. The use of mopeds or motorized bikes will be limited to roadways, drives and parking areas as established and opened to all other vehicular traffic.
No person shall drive or propel, or cause to be driven or propelled, along or over any road within a County park or recreation area any vehicle at a rate of speed greater than 25 miles per hour or the speed limits as established by the Director of County Parks and Recreation, and indicated by speed limit signs erected along the right-of-way.
Whenever any park ranger or other park representative shall indicate or direct by gesture or otherwise, that the speed of a vehicle shall be checked or stopped, or its course altered, the driver thereof shall immediately obey such directions.
No person shall drive or propel, or cause to be driven or propelled, along or over any road, parkway, drive or parking area within a County park or recreation area any motor vehicle in a careless manner or in a manner to endanger the life, limb or property of pedestrians or the drivers or occupants of other vehicles or any other person within a County park or recreation area. The motor vehicle operator and the motor vehicle operated within a County park or recreation area shall be in compliance with New Jersey State Motor Vehicle License and Safety Laws.
No person shall park or store any motorcar, motorcycle, bicycle, wagon or other vehicle within a County park or recreation area except in areas designated and posted for such purposes. Parking areas and thoroughfares are limited to use by park patrons only and for the purpose of driving to park a vehicle.
No person shall set or place or cause to be set or placed, any goods, wares or merchandise or property of any kind as to obstruct travel within a County park or recreation area.
No person shall enter any part of a County park or recreation area or park roads with a commercial vehicle or a vehicle with a gross weight in excess of five tons except in the service of or by permission of the Director of County Parks and Recreation.
No person shall use park drives or parkways within a County park or recreation area for the purpose of demonstrating any vehicle or for the purpose of instructing another to drive or operate any vehicle or for learning to drive or operate any vehicle.
No person shall attempt to stop, or signal any vehicle for the purpose of soliciting a ride from the driver of such vehicle.
The cleaning, waxing or repairing of vehicles is not permitted within a County park or recreation area, except in the case of absolute emergency.
No person shall cause or permit a vehicle in tow to enter a County park or recreation area or proceed therein, except in the case of a breakdown or disabled vehicle, vehicle may be towed to the nearest exit. Nor shall any person operate or drive a vehicle containing any person or object projecting or hanging outside of or beyond the side or rear of said vehicle.
Nothing contained in these vehicle/parking rules and regulations shall apply to the vehicles, trucks and apparatus of a fire department, police department or ambulance, or to emergency vehicles of the Parks Department when responding for emergency work in case of fire, accident, public disaster, impending danger or emergency.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § XIII]
No person or group of persons shall engage in such loitering conduct as will clearly cause an immediate, actual, physical violent reaction from any person or persons, which violent action will cause a threat to the peace and order of the public.
Nor shall any person or group of persons engage in such loitering conduct which shall disturb a person of ordinary sensibilities as to cause such person to react immediately in such a way as to threaten by physical violence the peace and order of the public;
Nor shall any person or group of persons engage in such loitering conduct which obstructs free passage of pedestrians at, in or near any building, parking lot or vehicle or the free passage of vehicles at, in or near any building, parking lot or vehicles;
Nor shall any person or group of persons engage in such loitering conduct which obstructs the free passage of persons at or near any walkway or pathway;
Nor shall any person or group of persons engage in such loitering conduct, which will obstruct, molest or interfere with any person lawfully in or enjoying the park.
Where there is conduct violative of subsection 21-5.14a or any part thereof, there must, in addition, be a refusal by the persons engaged in such conduct to obey an order by any agents or officers of the Department of Parks or municipality to move on before a charge under these regulations may be prosecuted.
No person shall resist any agent or officer of the Department of Parks or municipality in the discharge of his/her duty, or fail or refuse to obey any lawful command of any such agent or officer, or in any way interfere with or hinder or prevent any such agent or officer from discharging his/her duty, or in any manner assist or give aid to any person in custody to escape or attempt to escape from custody, or rescue or attempt to rescue any person when in such custody.
No person shall falsely represent or impersonate any agent or officer or pretend to be an agent or officer of the Department of Parks and Recreation.
No person shall interfere with or in any manner hinder any agent or officer of the Department of Parks and Recreation or municipality while engaged in constructing, repairing or caring for any property or interfere with any improvements being made within or about a County park or recreation area.
No person shall remain within a County park or recreation area who does not abide by conditions adopted and posted by the Department of Parks and Recreation for the preservation of good order and the protection of property within a County park or recreation area; and no person shall remain within a County park or recreation area who does not abide by the instructions and directions of duly authorized officers or agents of the municipality or Department of Parks and Recreation in the lawful performance of their duties. Any person directed by an agent or officer of the Department of Parks and Recreation or municipality to leave a County park or recreation area shall do so promptly and peaceably.
No person shall harass, obstruct, molest, assault or interfere with any person lawfully within a County park or recreation area or resist, obstruct, molest, assault or interfere with any agent or office of the Department of Parks and Recreation or municipality.
No person shall use threatening, abusive, boisterous, insulting or indecent language or gesture within a County park or recreation area, nor shall any oration, harangue, public demonstration or any nuisance be made.
No person shall possess any weapon capable of lethal use or of inflicting serious bodily injury within a County park or recreation area.
No person shall appear in the park in a state of nudity or commit, perform or engage in lewd, lascivious, obscene, illicit, carnal or indecent act or behavior, and no person shall make any indecent exposure of his or her person.
[Ord. No. 12-01 § XIV]
Opening Hours. All parks will open at sunrise as defined by the U.S. Weather Bureau for the New Brunswick area, unless otherwise specified or designated by signs.
Closing Hours. All parks will close at sunset, except where specific closing hours are designated; U.S. Weather Bureau for the New Brunswick area to define sunset.
No person shall, without permission from a park ranger, enter into, remain or allow their vehicle to remain within a County park or recreation area except during the hours the park or recreation area is open to the general public.
Any person found guilty by a Municipal Court Judge of violating any of the provisions of these rules and regulations shall be subject to a fine, as set forth on the attached Schedule, imprisonment for a period not to exceed 90 days, or both, as shall be determined by said Municipal Court Judge, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:24-3.
Editor's Note: The Schedule referred to herein may be found on file in the office of the Borough Clerk.