Township of Crescent, PA
Allegheny County
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GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 120.
Public nuisances — See Ch. 520.
Disorderly conduct — See Ch. 540.
Curfews for minors and businesses — See Ch. 550.
Firearms and fireworks — See Ch. 560.

§ 590.01 Definitions.

PARK
A parcel of ground intended primarily for beautification and aesthetic improvement of the Township generally, or for recreational purposes, or both as more particularly identified as follows:
Shouse Park
Riverview Park
PARKLET
A parcel of ground intended primarily for beautification and aesthetic improvement of the surrounding neighborhood, for recreational purposes, for recognition of historical or other noteworthy accomplishment, or for traffic control purposes, or any or all of the foregoing, and located in the vicinity of the following intersections and streets or are named as follows:
Sautter Drive
Huntsridge
School Street
Riverboat
War Memorial Monument
Shousetown Cemetery

§ 590.02 Rules and regulations.

[Amended 2-12-2015 by Ord. No. 557]
The following rules and regulations shall govern the use of all parks and parklets within the Township, unless otherwise expressly limited or restricted hereinafter:
1. 
No person shall injure, deface or destroy any notices, rules or regulations posted or otherwise permanently fixed in the parks or parklets by order of the Township Secretary or his/her designated representatives.
2. 
No person shall post or fix any notice or bill or other writing or printing of any kind in the parks or parklets without the written permission of the Township Secretary or his/her designated representative, except upon notice specifically provided for such purpose.
3. 
Domesticated animals, such as dogs and cats, shall not be permitted in the parks or parklets.
4. 
No person shall throw at or set snares for wildlife in the parks or parklets.
5. 
No person shall cut, break, pluck or in any way injure or deface the trees, shrubs, plants, turf, fences, statuary, buildings or structures or throw anything whatsoever in any springs or streams in the parks or parklets.
6. 
No swing or play device shall be attached to any tree in the parks or parklets.
7. 
No person shall erect any booth, table, or stand for the sale of, or hawk, or otherwise attempt to sell or sell, any article whatever in the parks or parklets without the written permission of the Township's Secretary or his/her designated representative.
8. 
Motor vehicles shall be permitted only on roadways and parking lots in the parks or parklets, shall not be permitted on grassy areas in the parks or parklets and shall be parked only in areas specifically designated therefor in the park or parklets.
9. 
No person shall conduct himself/herself in the parks or parklets in an unruly or disorderly manner in violation of the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
10. 
No fires shall be permitted in the parks or parklets except in those areas where grills, burners, or barbecue pits are provided for that purpose.
11. 
No gambling or illegal use of drugs shall be permitted in the parks or parklets.
12. 
The use of alcoholic beverages is not permitted in any park or parklet other than Shouse Park. The use of alcoholic beverages in Shouse Park must comply with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

§ 590.03 Rentals of Shouse Park pavilions.

[Ord. No. 437, passed 2-12-1997]
All requests for the rental of pavilions in Shouse Park must be made through the office of the Township Secretary. In order to rent a pavilion at Shouse Park, a person must be at least 21 years of age and must complete and comply with such application forms and agreements, and pay such rental fees, as may be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Commissioners. It shall be unlawful for persons renting a pavilion to prohibit people from entering Shouse Park or to charge any fee to members of the general public entering or using Shouse Park.

§ 590.04 Penalty.

[Ord. No. 391, passed 10-11-1989]
The penalty for violating any of the provisions of § 590.02 or 590.03 shall be in accordance with § 120.07 of the Codified Ordinances.