Township of Newtown, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Newtown 6-10-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-5. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 61.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 115.
No person, firm or corporation shall use any park or recreational area owned, leased, maintained or operated by the Township unless such person, firm or corporation complies strictly with the provisions of this chapter.
No person, firm or corporation using any park or recreational area owned, leased, maintained or operated by the Township shall do any of the following:
A. 
Build any fire anywhere in such park or recreational area except in fireplaces provided for such purposes. Such fires shall be guarded at all times and shall be extinguished before the person guarding the same leaves.
B. 
Cut, mutilate or remove or destroy in any manner whatsoever any trees, shrubbery, flowers, plants or wood.
C. 
Deface, mark, damage, remove or destroy any buildings, posters, fences, gates or guardrailings or any other park property in any manner whatsoever.
D. 
Use intoxicating drinks or beverages or engage in intoxication or enter in an intoxicated condition and use indecent language, gamble or conduct himself in any disorderly manner.
E. 
Be accompanied by dogs or permit the entry of dogs except when on a leash.
F. 
Litter grounds with refuse or place refuge and rubbish anywhere except in barrels and/or containers provided for that purpose.
G. 
Park cars anywhere within such areas except in places designated for parking.
H. 
Operate any motor vehicle at a speed in excess of 15 miles per hour or in any manner that evidences the lack of due care and regard for the safety of property or persons within such area.
I. 
Use the park and recreational area at any time after sunset and before sunrise unless a permit is first obtained for an overnight camping privilege by application to the Township Manager or his designated agent.
J. 
No organized group shall use the park or recreational areas unless a permit therefor is applied for and first obtained from the Township Manager or his designated agent.
K. 
Operate any motor-driven vehicles, minibikes or motorcycles in any park or recreational area owned, leased, maintained or operated by the Township of Newtown. Entry and exit to designated parking areas will be permitted by properly licensed operators operating properly inspected and properly registered motor vehicles.
[Amended 4-24-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-2]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punishable by a fine not exceeding $1,000, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, shall be imprisoned for a term not exceeding 30 days.