Village of Cottage Grove, WI
Dane County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of Village of Cottage Grove 9-16-1985. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcohol beverages in parks — See Ch. 109, § 109-28.
Animals — See Ch. 116.
Graffiti — See Ch. 189.
Loitering — See Ch. 208.
Trees and shrubs — See Ch. 294.
A. 
Vehicular traffic prohibited. No person shall operate a vehicle in the public parks of the Village unless authorized by the Village President and/or his or her designee.
B. 
Parking restricted. No person shall park a vehicle in the public parks of the Village except in a parking lot designed for that purpose or as authorized by the Village President or his or her designee.
[Added 7-7-1997]
Pets, including animals of any species, shall not be permitted in Village parks, except animals used to aid individuals with disabilities or as otherwise recommended by the Park and Recreation Committee and approved by the Village Board.
[Added 7-7-1997; amended 5-1-2000]
A. 
Park closing hours. All Village parks shall be closed from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., except for public functions approved by the Village Board or its designee. The Village Board or its designee may approve events or activities within the parks beyond 10:00 p.m. by private organizations or individuals if satisfactory evidence is presented that the event or activities will be carried on so as not to disturb the public peace and good order of the Village. In granting such written approval, the Village Board or its designee shall designate the area in which the function shall be carried on and shall indicate the person responsible for the conduct of such function. No person shall be in any Village park between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. except in compliance with this subsection.
B. 
Emergency park closing and opening. The Chief of Police, the Village Board or its designee will have full authority to open and close any park, facility or area because of weather conditions, physical conditions or when, in the interest of public safety, it is deemed necessary.
Any person who violates any provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-19 of this Code.