[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lindenhurst 3-14-1973 (Ch. 49, Art. VI, of the 1968 Code of the Village of Lindenhurst). Sections 121-7 and 121-8 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purpose of this chapter, the terms used herein are defined as follows:
- PARK OR PARKS
- All property and area owned by or under the control of the village set aside and maintained for recreational and athletic uses and enjoyment by the public, all entrances and exits thereto, all roads, walks, paths, trails, bridal paths, bodies of water, lakes, ponds, streams, waterways, swimming pools, marinas, bathing beaches and areas, tennis courts, baseball fields, handball courts, band shells, any athletic and game facility, apparatus and equipment, structures, buildings and parking areas located within or used and maintained in connection therewith.
Any person or persons disobeying or failing to respond to any order, direction or command of a village official, security officer, peace officer or officer of the Suffolk County Police Department or the direction of any park sign or notice; using threatening, abusive or insulting language; doing any obscene or indecent act; throwing stones or other missiles; annoying or assaulting any person or persons; interfering with, encumbering, obstructing or rendering dangerous in any manner any road, path, walk, trail, waterway, swimming pool or beach; doing any act tending to or amounting to a breach of the peace; climbing upon any wall, fence, shelter, seat or other structure, entering or leaving any park area except at establishing entranceways or exits; carrying or firing any firecrackers or fireworks; engaging in, instigating, aiding or encouraging any fight, riot or disturbance; playing games of chance or gambling; operating minibikes; bringing into any park or having in his or her possession while there, using, dispensing or offering to sell or disposing of any drug, narcotic, wine, spirit and alcoholic drink or beverage, unless special permission is obtained from the Village Board; damaging, defacing, destroying or rendering unusable any sign, direction, fence, gate, barrier, structure or equipment; marking with any substance or writing upon any sign, direction, walk, road, structure, equipment or apparatus; casting, depositing or throwing on any road, walk, path or surface any refuse, material, paper, cardboard, metal cans, bottle or container for any consumable substance; destroying or damaging any tree, shrub, planting, lawn or cultivated area; burning any material, waste, refuse and trash, whether or not the same is in any container or basket for collection; or assembling and congregating for the purpose of holding a meeting or addressing an audience shall be guilty of disorderly conduct.
No person or persons shall loiter or remain within a park or any area thereof, in any vehicle or otherwise, after the posted closing hour or time of day for the closing of such park or park area without general or special permission, in writing, from the Village Administrator Clerk as ordered by the Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees may, by resolution duly adopted, fix the time when parks shall be open to public use, the closing hour or the time of day for the closing of such park or any park area. The time of use and closing hour shall be posted conspicuously at any entrance and exit to any park and any other places within the park as required.
Boating of any kind on any inland lake, pond or body of water is forbidden except such boating as is necessary to keep such areas properly protected and policed.
Ice skating is forbidden upon any lake, pond or body of water, except at such times and under circumstances when ice conditions permit and notice of permission is posted by sign or device displayed at the location.
No organization, league or group of individuals numbering more than 10 persons shall make use of any village park or field for the purpose of playing baseball or softball unless a permit to do so has been obtained from the Lindenhurst Village Board.