Township of Florence, NJ
Burlington County
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[Adopted 5-4-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-7]

§ 110-10 Purpose.

The purpose of this Article is to protect the John A. Roebling Park and the public building and restrooms located thereon. It is also intended to provide an orderly procedure for using the facilities in the park and to protect those facilities as well the general health, safety and welfare of the residence of Florence Township and the visitors to the John A. Roebling Park.

§ 110-11 Definitions.

As used in this Article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FLORENCE TOWNSHIP RESIDENT
A person owning a valid New Jersey drivers license which lists upon it the applicant's name and an address located within the geographic boundaries of the Township of Florence.
NEW JERSEY STATE RESIDENT
A person owning a valid New Jersey drivers license which lists upon it the applicant's name and an address located within the State of New Jersey.
OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENT
All other person that are neither Florence Township residents nor residents of the State of New Jersey.

§ 110-12 Permits; application for use.

A. 
No person or persons will be allowed to use the John A. Roebling Park for public gatherings unless a permit is obtained from the office of the Township Clerk. Applicants for a permit must provide proof of residency and pay the appropriate fee and security deposit.
B. 
The application for a permit to utilize the John A. Roebling Park shall contain at a minimum the following information:
(1) 
Name and address of the applicant.
(2) 
Name and address of the person, persons, corporations or association sponsoring the activity.
(3) 
The date and time for which the activity is proposed.
(4) 
Any other information which the Township Clerk shall reasonably require.

§ 110-13 Fees; security deposits.

There shall be no fee for the use of the John A. Roebling Park. However, the township will charge a fee for custodial maintenance of the building located in the park and will require the deposit of a security deposit to cover the cost of the repair of any damage caused by the applicant, his or her guests or any other persons during the event for he or she has obtained the permit. The following custodial maintenance fees and security deposits will be charged for the use of the park building and its rest room facilities:
A. 
Florence Township residents.
(1) 
Custodial maintenance fee: $25 per permit.
(2) 
Security deposit: $150 per permit.
B. 
New Jersey State residents.
(1) 
Custodial maintenance fee: $50 per permit.
(2) 
Security deposit: $300 per permit.
C. 
Out-of-state residents.
(1) 
Custodial maintenance fee: $75 per permit.
(2) 
Security deposit: $500 per permit.

§ 110-14 Return of security deposits.

Within three working days following an event for which a permit has been issued at the John A. Roebling Park, the township shall inspect the premises and rest room facilities for damage. In the event that damage has occurred, the cost of repair of the damage will be deducted from the security deposit. The security deposit less any deduction for damages shall be returned to the permit applicant within two weeks following the date of the event for which the permit was issued.

§ 110-15 Violations and penalties.

Any person or persons violating the provisions of this Article shall be subject to the penalties imposed under § 110-6 of the Code of the Township of Florence.