Borough of Bridgeville, PA
Allegheny County
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[Ord. 926, 8/13/2007, § 1]
As used in this Part, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated unless a different meaning appears from the context:
BOROUGH PARK or PARK
Includes all parks now or hereafter owned by the Borough of Bridgeville or operated or controlled or under the jurisdiction and regulation of the Borough of Bridgeville or its appropriate committee or board.
[Ord. 926, 8/13/2007, § 2]
1. 
No operator of a vehicle shall be permitted to park a motor vehicle in a park unless he is engaged in recreational use of the park.
2. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or park any motor vehicle in any Borough park between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and sunrise.
3. 
Any vehicle parked during the prohibited hours shall be considered as an illegally parked vehicle in a tow-away zone,
4. 
It shall be unlawful to operate, stop or park any vehicle, bicycle or other means of conveyance except in areas where permitted or designated by the Borough, or operate the same in a reckless or negligent manner or in a manner as to become a nuisance to other area users.
[Ord. 926, 8/13/2007, § 3]
1. 
The police officers of the Borough are charged with enforcement of the provisions of this Part and the rules and regulations promulgated by the Borough or its designated Park Committee or Board.
2. 
The police officers of the Borough shall have the specific authority to remove and impound, or to order the removal and impounding, of any illegally parked vehicle in any Borough Park in a manner consistent with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
[Ord. 926, 8/13/2007, § 4]
1. 
Any person, firm or corporation in violation hereof shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a fine of no more that $50.
2. 
The owner or operator of any vehicle towed and impounded under this Part shall be responsible for the payment of all towing and storage charges.
3. 
The payment of towing and storage charges shall not relieve the owner or operator of the towed vehicle from liability for any fine imposed.
[Ord. 945, 9/14/2009, § 1]
As used in this Part, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context:
PARK or PARKS
Unless specifically limited, shall be deemed to include all parks, playgrounds, recreation areas, recreation structures and facilities, and also entrances and approaches thereto, and all other land or property or structures under the jurisdiction of the Parks and Recreation Committee of the Borough of Bridgeville, now or hereafter owned or acquired or operated or controlled or maintained by the Borough of Bridgeville for park or recreational purposes, including the area designated or known as “Triangle Park.”
PERSON
Any natural person, corporation, organization, or persons, company, association or partnership.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
Any rules and regulations hereby or hereafter promulgated by the Parks and Recreation Committee under the authority herein conferred by the Council of the Borough of Bridgeville.
[Ord. 945, 9/14/2009, § 2]
All parks shall be opened to the public at such times as designated by the Parks and Recreation Committee from time to time and as to each park, and subject to § 204 hereof.
[Ord. 945, 9/14/2009, § 3]
1. 
No person in attendance at a Park shall:
A. 
Injure, deface, remove, cut or damage any of the trees, plants, shrubs, turf, buildings, structures, tables, benches, monuments, paving, utilities, signs or fixtures, or any other property located within the park.
B. 
Litter any area of the park with garbage, paper, bottles, cans or other waste material, nor dispose of the same in any way except in receptacles designated for such purpose leaving the facility in a neat and sanitary condition.
C. 
Kindle or maintain any fire in the park except in fireplaces or areas specially designated for that purpose and extinguish the same upon leaving.
D. 
Remove any bench, seat, table or other appliance.
E. 
Injure, deface, destroy or remove any notice, rule or regulation posted at any place within the park by authority of the Parks and Recreation Committee, nor shall any notice or placard be posted within the park other than by authority of the Borough.
F. 
Operate, stop or park any vehicle, bicycle, minibike, motorcycle or any other means of conveyance except in areas where permitted or designated, or operate the same in a reckless or negligent manner or in excess of any posted speed limit or in such a manner as to become a nuisance to other area users.
G. 
Operate commercial vehicles, unless providing authorized services.
H. 
Bring on the premises, possess or consume any alcoholic beverage or illegal drugs of any kind. No person shall enter the park in an intoxicated state or otherwise be under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs.
I. 
Carry or discharge any firearms, slingshots, firecrackers, fireworks or other missile-propelling instruments or explosives or arrows or other dangerous weapons which have such properties as to cause annoyance or injury to any person or property, unless permission has been granted by the Parks and Recreation Committee in designated areas. Police officers in the performance of their duties will be exempt from these provisions.
J. 
Disrobe or change clothing except in buildings or facilities made available for that purpose.
K. 
Disturb the peace by any conduct so as to annoy any other person using the park for recreational purposes.
L. 
Use threatening, abusive, insulting, profane or obscene language or words.
M. 
Commit any disorderly or immoral acts.
N. 
Disobey a proper order of a police officer or disobey or disregard or fail to comply with any rule or regulation, warning, prohibition, instruction or direction given by an authorized person and posted or displayed by sign, notice, bulletin, card, poster, or when notified or informed as to its existence by an authorized person.
O. 
Allow pets to run at large out of control.
[Ord. 945, 9/14/2009, § 4]
The use of all parks shall be subject to this Part and the rules and regulations promulgated herein. The Parks and Recreation Committee is authorized to establish said rules and all additional rules and regulations as deemed necessary with approval of the Council of the Borough of Bridgeville.
[Ord. 945, 9/14/2009, § 5]
Park facilities which become hazardous for public use due to weather, water, fire or unforeseeable conditions may be closed only at the discretion of the Manager of the Borough of Bridgeville.
[Ord. 945, 9/14/2009, § 6]
The police officers of the Borough of Bridgeville are charged with enforcement of the provisions of this Part and all rules and regulations promulgated by the Parks and Recreation Committee.
[Ord. 945, 9/14/2009, § 7]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not more than $600, and in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.