Village of Kings Point, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point 5-10-1989 by L.L. No. 10-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 109-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PARK or PARKS
Refers to Kings Point Park and to Stepping Stone Park, which parks are under the jurisdiction of the Board of Commissioners of the Great Neck Park District and are located within the Incorporated Village of Kings Point.

§ 109-2 Applicability.

The following rules and regulations shall be enforced and administered in any park.

§ 109-3 Identification cards required.

Subject to special rules and regulations of any park, only individual inhabitants of the Great Neck Park District who hold valid identification cards issued by the Board of Commissioners may use said parks.

§ 109-4 Hours of operation.

Unless otherwise ordered by said Board of Commissioners, the parks will be open every day from sunrise until sunset. No person, other than an employee of said Board or an officer of the Kings Point Police Department, shall be in or remain in any park between sunset and the following sunrise unless authorized to do so pursuant to a special regulation adopted by said Board.

§ 109-5 Enumeration of regulations.

A. 
Except provided for herein or as otherwise ordered by said Board of Commissioners, no person shall enter any park or use any property therein unless he or she is the holder of a valid identification card issued to him or her by authority of said Board. Guests of residents holding valid identification cards may enter any park and use the facility thereof subject to special rules and regulations promulgated by the Commissioners as to any park.
B. 
No person shall enter or leave any park except through an established entrance or exit.
C. 
No dog or other animal shall be brought into or allowed to remain in any park.
D. 
The consumption of alcoholic beverages and the bringing in of the same is prohibited in any park, except in areas designated by said Board.
E. 
No person shall mutilate, deface or damage the park property or break, cut, remove or injure any flower, shrub or tree in any such park.
F. 
No person shall dump or deposit any bottle, glass, can, metal, paper, garbage or rubbish within any park except in a receptacle provided for that purpose.
G. 
No person shall vend, hawk, peddle or distribute any merchandise or circulate any advertising matter or post any signs, bills or placards within any park without first obtaining written authority to do so from said Board.
H. 
No person shall call, assemble, hold or participate in any mass meeting or public meeting in any park unless such meeting is first authorized by said Board.
I. 
No person shall fire or discharge or cause to be fired or discharged any firearm, machine gun, rifle or shotgun or shoot, cast or throw any arrow, dart, stone or similar missile in any such park. No person shall ride any bicycle or motor vehicle in any such park, except in areas designated by said Board. The prohibitions contained in this subsection shall not apply to any police officer or peace officer while engaged in the performance of his or her duties.
J. 
Any person within or seeking entrance to any park, upon demand of any park attendant at any time, shall exhibit his or her identification card to such park attendant.

§ 109-6 Picnics and outings.

The Board of Commissioners shall designate areas to be used for picnics and outings. All organized picnics and outings shall first obtain a permit from said Board.

§ 109-7 Open burning.

No person shall kindle, build or maintain or use a fire anywhere in any park except in fireplaces provided for such purpose. Any fire shall be continuously under the care and direction of a competent person over 18 years of age from the time it is kindled until the time it is extinguished. No person shall throw away or discard a lighted match, cigar or cigarette within, on or against any building, structure, boat, car, vehicle or enclosure or under any tree or under brush or grass unless it be to deposit the same in suitable containers provided for the reception thereof.

§ 109-8 Abandonment of property.

It shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally abandon, discard, leave or intentionally place any article or articles of personal property in such person's possession in any park or to suffer or to permit the foregoing in any park.

§ 109-9 Conduct of park patrons.

Every person shall conduct himself in an orderly manner and shall endeavor to cause no discomfort or inconvenience to any person or patron.

§ 109-10 Removal of persons.

Any person violating the provisions of this chapter, in addition to being subject to any other penalties provided for in this chapter, may be forthwith removed from any park by the person in charge thereof and may be barred from further use of said facility.

§ 109-11 Enforcement.

The provisions of this chapter shall be enforced by the Kings Point Police Department.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former § 109-11, Penalties for offenses, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 5-19-2003 by L.L. No. 8-2003. See now Ch. 116, Penalties.