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Township of Lower Frederick, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Lower Frederick Township 5-10-1978 by Ord. No. 78-4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Open burning — See Ch. 50.
Disorderly conduct — See Ch. 69.
Nuisances — See Ch. 99.
Public gatherings — See Ch. 113.
Skateboards — See Ch. 127.
Vehicles and traffic— See Ch. 158.
[Amended 11-8-1978 by Ord. No. 78-6; 3-5-2002 by Ord. No. 02-01]
All recreational facilities owned and maintained by and under the Board of Supervisors of Lower Frederick Township and Park and Recreation Board of said Township are for the benefit of all persons desiring to utilize parks and recreation facilities of Lower Frederick Township.
Unless otherwise provided and published in advance, the normal hours of operation for all facilities governed by this chapter shall be between the hours of dawn and dusk.
Any swimming done by Township residents at any recreational facility shall be done by the individual at their own risk.
[Amended 3-5-2002 by Ord. No. 02-01]
No alcoholic beverages of any kind or nature shall be allowed on any property maintained as a recreational facility by said Township.
Littering, in any manner, shall be prohibited.
The cutting of trees, shrubbery or flowers is strictly prohibited unless prior approval is provided by the Park Commission or the Supervisors of said Township.
[Amended 3-5-2002 by Ord. No. 02-01]
Any cooking fire must be confined to the predesignated cooking area or confined in portable cooking grills. Any cooking fire must utilize charcoal briquettes as the source of fuel for cooking fire. No burning of wood is permitted. Extreme care must be taken by all users of the facilities when utilizing fires for cooking purposes and each user shall be responsible for seeing that all fires are fully extinguished prior to departure.
[Amended 3-5-2002 by Ord. No. 02-01]
Dogs and other domestic animals are not permitted in recreational facilities except at Colonial Road Park.
Parking or driving any motor vehicle beyond the cables, placed by the Township personnel at all recreational facilities, shall be prohibited except for emergency vehicles while being operated by persons performing their official duties.
Parking vehicles within the limits of Township recreational facilities after dark may cause said vehicles to be removed at the owners expense.
Horseback riding in the recreational facilities is prohibited.
All users of the recreational facilities do so with the understanding that, for their own protection and safety, all state and Township ordinances are to be strictly enforced,
The violation of any of the above-mentioned rules is cause for immediate eviction from the recreational facilities and/or formal legal prosecution. Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding brought before a District Justice under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, be guilty of a summary offense and shall be punishable by a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution. In default of payment thereof, the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 30 days. Each day or portion thereof that such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this chapter that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).