[Adopted 11-14-1974 as Ch. 40 of the 1974 Code]
[Amended 8-25-2011 by Ord. No. 17-2011]
Chapter 198, Parks and Recreation Areas, of the Code of the City of Egg Harbor is hereby created for the purpose of regulating City-owned-operated or-maintained parks, lakes and playgrounds not currently covered by local statutes.
The Council of the City of Egg Harbor determines that the purpose of this chapter is to protect and promote the public health and welfare of its community.
No persons shall use the City Park Lake and its facilities except those permitted to do so as hereinafter set forth and then only subject to the restrictions and conditions established by this article.
Editor's Note: Original § 50-3, Persons who may use park restricted, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 8-26-1999 by Ord. No. 16-1999.
[Amended 4-25-1996 by Ord. No. 5-1996; 8-26-1999 by Ord. No. 16-1999; 4-13-2000 by Ord. No. 4-2000; 4-26-2001 by Ord. No. 4-2001; 9-14-2005 by Ord. No. 20-2005; 4-24-2008 by Ord. No. 6-2008; 6-19-2008 by Ord. No. 9-2008; 3-12-2009 by Ord. No. 6-2009; 2-11-2010 by Ord. No. 5-2010; 1-26-2012 by Ord. No. 1-2012]
For the use of the facilities at the City of Egg Harbor's Lake Park, the fees shall be set by a resolution of the City Council and may be adjusted annually in order to cover costs associated with the maintenance and operation of the City Park Lake and its facilities.
[Amended 3-14-2013 by Ord. No. 1-2013]
Appropriate badges to be worn on bathing suits; displayed on beach bags or other attire for the purpose of identification and insurance. Badges and bands will be issued upon payment of the fees.
All campers/lake guests over age four must display a badge or wristband upon entrance to lake facility.
[Amended 8-26-1999 by Ord. No. 16-1999]
Bathing will be permitted only in the areas designated by the Property Committee of Common Council. Lifeguards shall be on duty from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
No pets of any kind shall be permitted within the limits of the City Park surrounding the lake area.
All trash and garbage must be deposited in the containers provided. No littering shall be permitted.
No fires shall be permitted except in the fireplaces provided.
No cutting of standing green growth shall be permitted.
[Amended 8-16-1990 by Ord. No. 18-1990]
No one shall be permitted within the limits of the City Park after 8:00 p.m. during the summer season (from Memorial Day until Labor Day) unless otherwise posted; no one shall be permitted within the limits of the City Park after 6:00 p.m. during the winter season (from Labor Day until Memorial Day) unless otherwise posted. Those persons and their bona fide guests who have rented facilities within those limits or who are camping in the City Park and have paid the appropriate fee and obtained permission from the City shall not be subject to the above restrictions.
[Amended 4-25-1996 by Ord. No. 5-1996; 6-27-1996 by Ord. No. 13-1996; 4-13-2000 by Ord. No. 4-2000; 5-11-2000 by Ord. No. 6-2000; 4-26-2001 by Ord. No. 4-2001; 7-14-2005 by Ord. No. 20-2005; 4-24-2008 by Ord. No. 6-2008; 6-19-2008 by Ord. No. 9-2008; 3-12-2009 by Ord. No. 6-2009; 2-11-2010 by Ord. No. 5-2010; 1-26-2012 by Ord. No. 1-2012]
All campground operations will be run by Pomona RV as provided by current contractual agreement.
All camping rates, deposits, refunds, and fees will be determined by owner David Benn on a seasonal basis.
All campers must display a badge to enter and utilize the Lake facility. Facilities include, but are not limited to, bathrooms; shower; snack bar; golf course; playground; swimming; basketball; trails and woods; picnics and grills (current rates/fees apply); swan boat (current rate applies).
Campers with badges may enter the park during normal operating hours from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Campers must observe all ordinances and rules set forth by Common Council.
Any vehicle using the roads in the City Park area shall travel at a speed no greater than 15 miles per hour.
All vehicles shall be parked in the parking areas designated by the Common Council, except that one vehicle shall be permitted at each cabin or camping site.
[Amended 4-25-1996 by Ord. No. 5-1996; 6-27-1996 by Ord. No. 13-1996; 4-13-2000 by Ord. No. 4-2000]
The pavilion on the northeasterly side of the City Park Lake and its surrounding area shall be available for the use of groups upon the issuance of a permit by the City Clerk, subject to the payment of fees as follows: fee of $150; deposit of $50, which will be refunded if the area is cleaned after use.
Ice skating shall be permitted in season when and only as designated by the Property Committee of the Common Council. Ice skaters shall use the facilities at their own risk.
[Amended 8-26-1999 by Ord. No. 16-1999]
Each and every person violating any of the provisions of this article shall be subject, upon conviction thereof, to a fine not exceeding $1,000, a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination thereof, in the discretion of the Judge before whom said conviction shall be had.