[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Paxtang 8-17-2004 by Ord. No. 589. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall apply to all public parks, playing fields, and other recreational areas and facilities owned, leased or controlled by the Borough of Paxtang.
Rules and regulations for public parks, playing fields and other designated recreational facilities and areas of the Borough shall be approved by resolution of Borough Council from time to time and shall apply to all public parks, playing fields and other designated recreational facilities and areas within the Borough of Paxtang. The Borough specifically adopts by reference the City of Harrisburg's Park and Recreation Rules and Regulations.
Editor's Note: A copy of the Regulations, Chapter 10-301 et seq. of the City of Harrisburg Code, is on file in the Borough office.
Pursuant to such intergovernmental cooperation agreements as executed by and with the City of Harrisburg and such other municipalities being a part of the Capital Area Greenbelt Recreation Area ("Capital Area Greenbelt"), the Parks Rules and Regulations of the City of Harrisburg, Chapter 10-301 of the City of Harrisburg Codified Ordinances, are adopted and made a part of this chapter, and are incorporated herein by reference, the same as though set forth at length. A certified copy of Chapter 10-301 of the City of Harrisburg Codified Ordinances, as amended, shall be obtained by the Borough Secretary, appended and set forth as part of the Code of the Borough of Paxtang.
As to all those areas of the Capital Area Greenbelt running through and being contiguous with the Borough of Paxtang, also being part of the City of Harrisburg, Susquehanna Township, Swatara Township and Penbrook Borough, the law enforcement officers, park rangers, codes enforcement officers, public safety and such other personnel as may be otherwise authorized to enforce the ordinances of the Borough of Paxtang are hereby authorized and permitted to travel on the Capital Area Greenbelt and enforce the Rules and Regulations found in Chapter 10-301 of the City of Harrisburg Codified Ordinances in addition to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Crimes Code and the park rules and regulations of the Borough of Paxtang.
For the purposes of enforcing the provisions of this chapter and any rules and regulations adopted by reference, any warning or notice of a violation shall be given whenever park rangers, police officers or any other person who is authorized to enforce this chapter observes or by information becomes aware of a violation; that person is hereby authorized to issue a citation pursuant to Pa.R.Crim.P. No. 400 et seq.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and/or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.