Village of Kronenwetter, WI
Marathon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Kronenwetter 4-12-2004 as Ch. 62, Art. I, of the 2004 Code; amended in its entirety 1-12-2017 by Ord. No. 17-02. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Boards, commissions and committees — See Ch. 14.

§ 395-1 Purpose.

In order to protect the parks, parkways, recreational facilities and conservancy areas within the Village from injury, damage or desecration, this chapter is enacted.

§ 395-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PARK
All grounds, structures, and watercourses which are or may be located within any area dedicated to the public use as a park, parkway, recreation facility or conservancy district in the Village.

§ 395-3 Curfew in Village parks.

No person shall be within the confines of any Village park, between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. unless authorized through park shelter and recreational facilities application.

§ 395-4 Specific regulations for all parks.

A. 
Camping. Camping in all Village parks is prohibited.
B. 
Animals. Domesticated dogs and cats are allowed in Village parks, provided that they are on a leash. The owner is responsible for cleaning up after their animal. Domesticated dogs are allowed free range at the Bark Park at Friendship Park.
C. 
Littering. No person shall litter, dump or deposit any rubbish, refuse, earth or other material in any park.
D. 
Making of fires. No person shall start, tend or maintain a fire except in personal grills or designated fireplaces. Personal grills shall be used only in designated picnic areas. The use of personal grills is permitted, provided that lawns and vegetation are not endangered. Unburned fuel and ashes shall be disposed of in such a manner as to prevent fire or damage to any park property. Open fires within parks may be approved by the Village on occasion.
E. 
Motorized vehicles. No person shall operate an unlicensed or licensed motorized vehicle outside of areas specifically designated as parking areas or areas where the operation of such vehicles is specifically permitted. No person shall park any motor vehicle in any park in the Village except in designated parking area, excluding authorized staff.
F. 
Golfing. Golfing is prohibited in all Village parks.
G. 
Peddling and soliciting. No person shall peddle or solicit business of any nature whatever or to distribute handbills or another advertising matter or to pose unauthorized signs or decorative matter on any lands, structure, or property in any Village park or to use such lands, structures, or property as a base of commercial operations for soliciting or conducting business, peddling or providing services within or outside of such lands, structures, or property unless first authorized in writing by the Village Clerk. Farmers Market vendor must submit a Farmers Market Vendor application to the Village.

§ 395-5 Specific parks.

A. 
Bark Park at Friendship Park.
(1) 
Domesticated dogs may be off leash within the dog park.
(2) 
Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dog.
(3) 
Owners shall have voice control over their dog.
(4) 
Dogs must be licensed and have up-to-date vaccinations and an owner identification tag.
(5) 
Puppies under four months, aggressive dogs, dogs in heat, and sick or ill dogs are prohibited in the Bark Park.
(6) 
Smoking and eating is prohibited at the Bark Park. Glass containers are prohibited.
(7) 
Limit of two dogs per person per visit.
(8) 
Use of the Bark Park is at the individual's own risk. The Village shall not be responsible for any injury that may occur from the use of the Bark Park.

§ 395-6 Water accesses.

A. 
No person shall be within the confines of the water access between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m.
B. 
No person shall cut, trim, prune, or damage any vegetation on the water access.
C. 
No hunting on the water access.
D. 
Fires are strictly prohibited.
E. 
All pets must be leashed.
F. 
All garbage, fish and animal carcasses must be removed from the water access area on a daily basis.
G. 
Any loud, excessive, or obnoxious noise is prohibited.

§ 395-7 Use of park shelters and recreational facilities.

A. 
Application for use. Application shall be made with the Village for the use of park shelters, recreation facilities, and the Village Community Room prior to the intended use. All reservations will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
B. 
Responsibility for cleaning. The applicant will be responsible for cleaning the facilities prior to vacating the facility, restoring the premises to its previous condition.
C. 
Fees. The Village may require a fee for this use, as established by the Village Board and stated in the Village of Kronenwetter's fee schedule.

§ 395-8 Protection of parks.

A. 
No person shall remove benches, seats, tables or other park equipment from any park.
B. 
No person shall kill, injure or disturb or attempt to injure or disturb waterfowl, birds or animals, wild or domestic, within any park.
C. 
No person shall climb any tree or remove flowers or fruit, wild or cultivated or break, cut down, trample upon, remove or in any manner injure, deface, write upon or ill use any tree, shrub, flower, flower bed, turf, soil, sand, fountain, ornament, building, structure, apparatus, bench, table, official notice, sign or other property within any park.

§ 395-9 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-2, General penalty, of this Code.