[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Clinton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Smoking Restrictions in Recreational Areas
Article II Hours of Operation
[Adopted 9-9-2008 by Ord. No. 08-16]
Editor's Note: Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Art. I, Gebhardt Field, adopted 9-12-1995 by Ord. No. 95-11, as amended.
No person shall smoke or carry any lighted tobacco products in any of the parks, playgrounds or park facilities, including Gebhardt Field and any other ballfields or recreational fields, within the Town of Clinton.
The Public Works/Business Administrator or his designee is authorized to post adequate notice of the smoking prohibition in conspicuous places near the entrances to and within the parks, playgrounds, park facilities, ballfields and recreational fields.
Any person violating or failing to comply with any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof for a first offense, be punished by a fine of not more than $50, or by community service of not more than two days; for a second offense within the same calendar year, by a fine of not more than $100, or by community service of not more than five days; for a third offense within the same calendar year, by a fine of not less than $200, or by community service of not less than 10 days, or any combination of fine, imprisonment or community service as determined in the discretion of the court.
[Adopted 9-9-2008 by Ord. No. 08-14]
Notwithstanding the hours of operation noted above, all basketball courts, tennis courts and baseball fields shall be open to the public for play beginning at 7:00 a.m.
The Public Works/Business Administrator or his designee shall post notice of the hours of operation of the parks and recreation facilities near the entrances to such facilities.
The penalties for violation of this article shall be as allowed by law.