Town of Cornwall, NY
Orange County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Cornwall 12-10-1984 by L.L No. 6-1984. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parking at Town Hall — See Ch. 105.

§ 108-1 Purpose.

[Amended 8-14-2006 by L.L. No. 2-2006; 10-12-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010[1]]
This chapter is enacted in order to promote the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Cornwall by establishing rules and regulations for use of all Town Parks including, without limitation, hours of operation.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also changed the title of Ch. 108 from "Parks, Closing of" to "Parks Regulations."

§ 108-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ANGOLA ROAD PARK GROUNDS
The Angola Road Park lands and improvements owned by the Town of Cornwall located on Angola Road, Cornwall, New York.
[Added 8-14-2006 by L.L. No. 2-2006]
LAUREL CREST PARK GROUNDS
The Laurel Crest Park lands and improvements owned by the Town of Cornwall located at 41 Harold Avenue, Cornwall, New York.
[Added 8-14-2006 by L.L. No. 2-2006]
TOWN
The Town of Cornwall, Orange County, New York.
TOWN BOARD
The Town Board of the Town of Cornwall, Orange County, New York.
TOWN HALL PARK GROUNDS
The lands and improvements owned by the Town of Cornwall, including the Town Hall, related buildings and parking lot fronting on Main Street, the Town Hall Park, pond and recreation facilities as well as the baseball fields and the former lighthouse property, including the Munger cottage and other outbuildings which adjoin the other Town Hall properties and which front on Hudson Street, and the Angola Road Park.
[Amended 10-12-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010]

§ 108-3 Park Regulations.

[Amended 6-8-1987 by L.L. No. 4-1987; 12-8-1997 by L.L. No. 6-1997; 8-14-2006 by L.L. No. 2-2006; 10-12-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010]
A. 
Hours of operation. No person shall remain on, conduct any activity on, be involved in any activity or be present on Town Park grounds or in any of the improvements thereon between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
B. 
Exceptions. The provisions of Subsection A above shall not apply in the following circumstances:
(1) 
Persons who are present on the Town Park grounds or within any of the improvements on the Town Park grounds as part of any activity, permission for which has been granted by the Town Board or by any official of the Town designated by the Town Board to grant such permission.
(2) 
Persons attending any meeting of any board or committee of the Town of Cornwall or any judicial function of the Town Court.
(3) 
Persons parking motor vehicles on any of the parking lots within the Town Hall Park grounds to be used by persons in attendance at the meetings of boards or committees of the Town of Cornwall or of the Town Court.
(4) 
Any Town official or any person meeting with any Town official on the Town Hall Park grounds or within any of the improvements on the Town Hall Park grounds.
(5) 
Persons parking motor vehicles on any of the parking lots within the Town Hall Park grounds after a precipitation of snow of 2 1/2 inches or more, provided that the Town Hall Park grounds' parking lots have been cleared of snow and provided further that such person registers his or her vehicle with the Town Dispatcher in Town Hall.
(6) 
Persons using the tennis courts and basketball courts, provided that such persons are accompanied by an adult either as a participant or as a supervisor of those persons participating in tennis or basketball.
C. 
Hunting and all-terrain vehicle operation. No person shall hunt or operate all-terrain vehicles within Town Park property.

§ 108-4 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 9-25-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
Any person committing an offense against any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable for each offense by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.