City of Lancaster, WI
Grant County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Lancaster 8-15-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-06 as Ch. 19 of the 2005 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcohol beverages — See Ch. 142.
Cemetery — See Ch. 189.

§ 322-1 Parks and Recreation Committee.

See § 8-2 of this Municipal Code.

§ 322-2 Snowmobiles prohibited.

See § 405-18 of this Municipal Code.

§ 322-3 Park closing hours.

All City parks shall be closed to the public between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
Use of a City park after closing hours may be granted only upon application to the Chief of Police or his designee for a special park use permit.

§ 322-4 Municipal pool.

No person shall be present within the City Swimming Pool or fenced pool enclosure surrounding such pool between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. This section does not apply to any person whose presence is authorized by the Council.

§ 322-5 Firearms prohibited.

[Amended 11-17-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-05]
No person other than those specifically permitted to do so under state or federal law shall be in possession of any firearm or weapon in any City park without the prior approval of the Police Chief or City Administrator with Common Council approval.

§ 322-6 Fireworks.

It shall be unlawful for any person to light or discharge any fireworks within any City park or on any City property, except in compliance with rules and regulations adopted by the Council.

§ 322-7 Golf activities.

It shall be unlawful for any person to play golf, practice golf swings, or hit golf balls within or upon any public park of the City.

§ 322-8 Defacement or littering.

It shall be unlawful for any person to destroy, deface, injure or interfere with any part, structure, fixture or appurtenance of any public park or public property.
It is unlawful for any person to throw or deposit in any part of any park or public property the carcass of any dead animal, meat, fish, rubbish, refuse, filth, garbage, building materials, or any like substance, or any object or substance that detracts from the beauty of said park or public property.
Any person(s) convicted of any violation of this section will be responsible for payment of the costs and expenses involved to restore the property to its original state and condition.

§ 322-9 Glass containers prohibited.

[Amended 11-17-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-05]
No person shall be in possession of any glass beverage or other type of glass containers in a park except in shelter areas.

§ 322-10 Horses and dogs.

[Amended 11-17-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-05]
No horses or unleashed dogs shall be allowed in the parks at any time unless designated an unleashed park. Owners are required to pick up after their animals.

§ 322-11 Swimming prohibited.

No person shall swim in the pond at Memorial Park or in the Grant River at Klondyke Park.

§ 322-12 Fishing.

No person over 16 years of age, except handicapped persons, shall fish in the pond at Memorial Park.

§ 322-13 Driving on grass.

No person shall operate or park a motor vehicle except on the designated roadways and parking lots. This section does not apply to authorized personnel.

§ 322-14 Alcohol beverages.

No person may sell and no permit hereunder may authorize the sale of any intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverage in or about City park premises, except that not to exceed four picnic licenses per year may be issued for the area of the softball diamond and may authorize the sale of fermented malt beverages for a period not to exceed four days for each picnic license.

§ 322-15 Reservation of park shelters.

Individuals or organizations may reserve any park shelters subject to availability and subject to the rules established for reserving park shelters by the City Clerk/Treasurer's office.

§ 322-16 Violations and penalties.

Except as otherwise provided, any person found to be in violation of any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as provided in § 1-4 of this Municipal Code.