Borough of Sellersville, PA
Bucks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Sellersville 8-11-1969 by Ord. No. 385. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Park and Recreation Board — See Ch. 26.
Animals — See Ch. 48.
Outdoor burning — See Ch. 60.
Hunting — See Ch. 72.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 97.
Trees — See Ch. 147.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 152.
The following regulations are hereby established for the management of all public park, playground, recreation and open space lands owned and/or leased by the Borough of Sellersville.
A. 
No littering. No person shall dispose of any waste except in receptacles designated for refuse. All persons using said public lands shall dispose of all refuse left by them in the refuse receptacles provided by the Borough of Sellersville.
B. 
Indecent language, gambling, and immoral actions are prohibited within all such public lands.
C. 
No person shall injure, deface or destroy any notice, posted regulation, plant, tree, shrub, sign, structure, equipment or material.
D. 
Speed limits for all motor vehicles of any kind whatsoever shall be 10 miles per hour, and all such motor vehicles shall be restricted to designated roadways and parking areas only.
E. 
No motor-propelled watercraft shall be permitted on any waterway within any public lands of the Borough of Sellersville.
F. 
Fires may be built in the designated areas only.
G. 
No pet is permitted to run at large. All pets shall be supervised and restrained by a leash.
[Amended 1-13-2014 by Ord. No. 690]
H. 
All alcoholic and/or malt beverages, narcotics and/or other dangerous drugs are prohibited at all times in any public lands of the Borough of Sellersville.
I. 
Horseback riding shall be permitted only on designated trails.
J. 
Hunting and target shooting is prohibited. The use of bows and arrows shall be permitted only in designated posted areas. No person, other than a law enforcement officer acting within the scope of his or her duties, shall discharge any firearm except as permitted under state law.
[Amended 1-13-2014 by Ord. No. 690]
K. 
Organized and supervised camping shall be permitted in designated areas only. All such organized and supervised overnight camping is subject to a permit issued by the Borough office and the payment of any fee required by resolution of the Sellersville Borough Council.
L. 
All public parks, playgrounds, recreation areas and open space areas close at dusk, except for activities sanctioned by the Sellersville Park and Recreation Board or the Sellersville Borough Council.
[Amended 7-7-1997 by Ord. No. 604; 10-12-2015 by Ord. No. 703]
This chapter shall be enforced by a criminal action in the same manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure. A person convicted of violating this chapter shall be sentenced to pay a fine not to exceed $1,000 per violation, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Borough of Sellersville, or to imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both. Violations of more than one provision of this chapter shall constitute separate violations. Each day that a violation of any provision of this chapter continues or occurs shall constitute a separate violation.