Borough of West View, PA
Allegheny County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Borough of West View 6-11-1957 by Ord. No. 1002 (Ch. 104 of the 1977 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Recreation Board — See Ch. 66.

Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 94.

Animals — See Ch. 102.

Firearms — See Ch. 156.

Littering — See Ch. 191.

Peace and good order — See Ch. 208.

§ 216-1
Prohibited acts. 

§ 216-2
Permits required for group activities. 

§ 216-3
Hours. 

§ 216-4
Authority for issuance of permit. 

§ 216-5
Enforcing authority. 

§ 216-6
Violations and penalties. 

§ 216-1 Prohibited acts.

The following acts by any person within the confines of any of the playgrounds or recreation centers of the Borough of West View are hereby prohibited:

A. 

Climbing trees or cutting, breaking, injuring, defacing or disturbing any tree, shrub, plant, rock, building, monument, fence, bench or other structure, apparatus or property; plucking, pulling up, cutting, taking or removing any tree, shrub, bush, plant or flower; gathering or taking any fruit or nut; or cutting, writing or marking upon any building, monument, fence, bench, table or other structure, apparatus or property.

B. 

Injuring, defacing or destroying any notices, rules or regulations posted for the government of the playground.

C. 

Cutting or removing any wood, turf, grass, soil, rock, sand or gravel.

D. 

Making or kindling a fire for any purpose except by permit.

E. 

Indulging in riotous, boisterous, threatening, immoral or indecent conduct.

Editor's Note: See Ch. 208, Peace and Good Order.

F. 

Using any abusive, threatening, profane, immoral, indecent or suggestive language.

Editor's Note: See Ch. 208, Peace and Good Order.

G. 

Selling or offering for sale any merchandise, article or thing whatsoever except through duly authorized concessions.

Editor's Note: See also Ch. 212, Peddling and Soliciting.

H. 

Throwing or depositing any bottle, tin can, broken glass, paper, clothes, rubbish or offal of any description except in receptacles provided for that purpose.

Editor's Note: See Ch. 191, Littering.

I. 

Leading, permitting to run loose or bringing upon the premises any animal or fowl whatsoever.

J. 

Carrying or discharging firearms or fireworks within the limits of the playground except by permit.

K. 

Bringing onto any part of the premises presently or hereafter used as a playground any intoxicating liquor or malt beverage of any kind whatsoever. No person, while on any part of said premises, shall consume or imbibe any intoxicating liquor or malt beverage of any kind whatsoever. The violation of this subsection, or any part thereof, shall make the offender liable not only for the penalties hereinafter provided for, but shall subject such offender to permanent exclusion from the use of the facilities of the playgrounds or recreation centers.

§ 216-2 Permits required for group activities.

No company, society or organization shall hold or conduct any picnic, celebration, parade, service or exercise without first obtaining a permit, and it shall be unlawful for any person to take part in any picnic, celebration, service or exercise held or conducted contrary to the provisions hereof.

§ 216-3 Hours.

[Amended 2-2-1977 by Ord. No. 1191]

Each playground or recreation center shall be closed each night between the hours of 9:00 p.m. prevailing time, and sunrise the following morning, and the loitering, lounging or being present in any playground or recreation center at any time within said hours shall be deemed a violation of this rule, except by permit.

§ 216-4 Authority for issuance of permit.

All permits provided for hereunder shall be issued through the Recreation Board, subject to the approval of the Council.

§ 216-5 Enforcing authority.

There is hereby granted to the Recreation Board the authority to make and enforce reasonable rules and regulations for use of the playgrounds, the violation of which rules and regulations shall be considered to be a violation of this chapter and shall be subject to the penalties herein provided.

§ 216-6 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 2-2-1977 by Ord. No. 1191]

Any person violating any provision or regulation of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof before a Magisterial District Judge, be fined a sum not exceeding $300, plus costs of prosecution, and, upon default of the payment of said fine and costs, shall be committed to imprisonment in the Allegheny County Jail for a period not exceeding 30 days.