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[Ord. No. 2448 §1, 2-8-2011; Ord. No. 2620, 10-24-2017[1]]
The purpose of this Article is to establish general regulations for the usage of City parks, green spaces, Community Center and Community Rooms.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Ord. No. 2620 also changed the title of Article I from “Park Regulations” to “Park, Community Center, and Community Room Regulations.”
[Ord. No. 2448 §1, 2-8-2011; Ord. No. 2620, 10-24-2017]
The provisions adopted in this Article shall not be exclusive but shall be cumulative and complementary to any other provisions of the City of Olivette ordinances and County, State and Federal laws. Nothing in this Article shall be read, interpreted or construed so as to limit any existing right or power of the City.
[Ord. No. 2448 §1, 2-8-2011; Ord. No. 2620, 10-24-2017]
A. 
The following rules and regulations shall apply to all City parks and green spaces:
1. 
Park hours are from dawn to dusk.
2. 
Pavilions and recreation areas must be left clean and free of trash and debris after use.
3. 
Golf practicing is prohibited.
4. 
No motor vehicles are permitted except in designated parking or driving areas.
5. 
Dogs are to be leashed (maximum six (6) foot lead) and under control at all times except where posted.
6. 
All fires must be contained to the barbeque pits only; all coals shall be put completely out and shall not be thrown in the park's trash containers.
7. 
No glass containers or bottles are permitted in the park.
B. 
The following rules and regulations shall apply to the Community Center and City Center Community Rooms.
1. 
Facilities are smoke free.
2. 
Renters must be twenty-one (21) years and older.
3. 
All use, including food, drinks, and activities must be contained within the room specified.
4. 
Serving of alcoholic beverages must comply with all local, State and Federal liquor laws and food must be served.
5. 
Renters shall reimburse the City for all damages to property caused by the renter or the renter's guests, employees, agents or affiliated persons.
C. 
The Park and Recreation Director may adopt additional rules as may be appropriate for park, community center, and community room operations.
[Ord. No. 2448 §1, 2-8-2011]
A. 
The following uses are allowed in any park only on receipt of a special use permit issued by the Director:
1. 
Bands, public address systems, disc jockeys, or similar forms of entertainment or communication;
2. 
Entertainment, amusement, or festival equipment or features such as rides, dunking booths, game booths, beer booths, food booths, moonwalks, tents, etc.;
3. 
Portable barbecue pits or personal equipment that affixes to any park grounds or structure; and
4. 
Other uses having potentially adverse impacts (litter, noise, crowds, etc.) on park facilities, other park users, or adjacent streets or neighbors.
B. 
The Director may impose such requirements or restrictions on the issuance or enforcement of special use permits as are reasonably necessary to prevent, mitigate, or ameliorate adverse impacts likely to result from special use permit activities. The political (or other) viewpoint or nature of a person or group shall not be considered in issuing or enforcing special use permits.
[Ord. No. 2448 §1, 2-8-2011]
A. 
The Director, his or her designee, and the City Police Department shall administer and enforce the powers and duties imposed by this Article.
B. 
Except as otherwise provided, any violation of any provision of this Article, or any rule or special use permit issued pursuant to this Article, shall be unlawful and subject to punishment upon conviction as provided in Section 100.180 hereof.
[R.O. 2008 §175.070; Ord. No. 2076 §2, 1-23-2001]
The schedule of fees and charges for facilities, activities, equipment, events and programs may, from time to time, be changed in any respect by ordinance passed by the City Council, which ordinance shall be kept on file in the office of the City Manager. The right to make such change without notice to the individual consumer is expressly reserved.
[R.O. 2008 §175.080; Ord. No. 1950 §1, 1-13-1998; Ord. No. 2077, 1-23-2001]
A. 
For purposes of this Article, the term "resident" shall mean an individual resident of the City, a business having a premises located within the City or a group of individuals consisting of fifty percent (50%) or more City residents. The term "resident team" shall mean a sports team registered with the City's Parks and Recreation Department and
1. 
Sponsored by a business having a premises located within the City; or
2. 
Having at least fifty percent (50%) of the required number of team members (players) residing within the City.
[R.O. 2008 §175.085; Ord. No. 1950 §1, 1-13-1998; Ord. No. 2077, 1-23-2001; Ord. No. 2590 §1, 8-23-2016]
A. 
Fees. Fees shall be paid for the facilities in accordance with the following schedule:
Room Type
Resident Hourly Rate
Non-Resident Hourly Rate
Single Classroom
$30.00
$45.00
Single Classroom with Kitchenette
$45.00
$60.00
Double Classroom
$75.00
$110.00
Gymnasium
$175.00
$250.00
Damage Deposit
$225.00
$225.00
B. 
Ongoing Rental Discount.
1. 
Ongoing renters are eligible for a ten percent (10%) discount on the hourly rate when reserving and paying for six (6) months of use in advance.
2. 
Ongoing renters are eligible for a twenty percent (20%) discount when reserving and paying for a full year of use.
C. 
Room Capacities. Room capacities will be set by the City of Olivette Fire Department according to current code.
D. 
Definitions. For purposes of this Section, the following definitions shall apply:
DAMAGE DEPOSIT
A deposit payable in advance by all renters to be returned upon satisfactory inspection of the room following use. Renters may be liable for additional fees if damage or cleaning fees exceed the damage deposit.
ONE-TIME RENTAL
A rental of one (1) or more rooms for a single date or function.
ONGOING RENTAL
A rental made for a regular weekly, monthly or other type of recurring use.
RESIDENT RATE
A person or business with a physical address within the City limit of Olivette.
[Ord. No. 2615, 8-8-2017]
A. 
Fees. Fees shall be paid for the facilities in accordance with the following schedule:
Room Type
Resident Hourly Rate
Single Room
$75
Double Room
$150
Damage Deposit
$350
B. 
Room Capacities. Room Capacities will be set by the City of Olivette Fire Department according to current code.
C. 
Definitions. For purposes of this Section, the following definitions shall apply:
DAMAGE DEPOSIT
A deposit payable in advance by all renters to be returned upon satisfactory inspection of the room following use. Renters may be liable for additional fees if damage or cleaning fees exceed the Damage Deposit.
RESIDENT RATE
A person or business with a physical address within the City limit of Olivette.
[R.O. 2008 §175.090; Ord. No. 1950 §1, 1-13-1998; Ord. No. 2077, 1-23-2001; Ord. No. 2276, 5-10-2005]
The City Manager is authorized from time to time to establish actual fees for recreational activities, programs, special events and facilities in accordance with the following range of fees:
Halloween:
Adult
Fees not greater than $6.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Child (under 18)
Fees not greater than $4.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Miscellaneous classes:
Resident
Fees not greater than $4.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Non-resident
Fees not greater than $6.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Day camp:
Resident
Fees not greater than $2.50 per program hour, per individual participant.
Non-resident
Fees not greater than $3.50 per program hour, per individual participant.
Aerobics:
Resident
Fees not greater than $5.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Non-resident
Fees not greater than $7.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Sports camp/clinic
Resident
Fees not greater than $15.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Non-resident
Fees not greater than $20.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Youth sports leagues
Resident
Fees not greater than $15.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Non-resident
Fees not greater than $20.00 per program hour, per individual participant.
Softball leagues
Resident team
Fees not greater than $40.00 per program hour, per team.
Non-resident team
Fees not greater than $50.00 per program hour, per team.
Volleyball leagues
Resident team
Fees not greater than $30.00 per program hour, per team.
Non-resident team
Fees not greater than $40.00 per program hour, per team.
Basketball leagues
Resident team
Fees not greater than $40.00 per program hour, per team.
Non-resident team
Fees not greater than $50.00 per program hour, per team.
[R.O. 2008 §175.095; Ord. No. 1950 §1, 1-13-1998; Ord. No. 2077, 1-23-2001; Ord. No. 2103, 1-15-2002]
A. 
Fees shall be paid for the following park facilities and activities in accordance with the following schedule:
1. 
Pavilions.
[Ord. No. 2571 § 1, 1-12-2016]
Pavilion
Capacity
Resident
Non-Resident
Half Day
Full Day
Half Day
Full Day
Villa Park
Up to 50
$30.00
$70.00
$90.00
$210.00
Irv Zeid Park
Up to 100
$30.00
$70.00
$90.00
$210.00
Stacy Park
Up to 250
$60.00
$140.00
$180.00
$420.00
Large Group Fee for groups over 150 people at Stacy Park
$150.00
Refundable Deposit for groups over 150 people at Stacy Park
$150.00
Special Event Fee at Stacy Park
$100.00
Definitions:
Half Day rentals shall include either the period between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. or the period between 3:00 p.m. and Dusk.
All Day rentals shall include the period between 9:00 a.m. and Dusk.
Special Event Permits are required for any and all inflatables, portable BBQ pits, outside vendors and services brought in for pavilion rentals. Inquire in advance at the City of Olivette Parks and Recreation Office for qualifications.
2. 
Athletic fields (per hour).
a. 
Resident: $3.00.
b. 
Resident group: $6.00.
c. 
Non-resident: $9.00.
d. 
Non-resident group: $11.00.
For the purpose of this Section, a "group" shall mean ten (10) or more persons.
[R.O. 2008 §175.097; Ord. No. 1950 §1, 1-13-1998; Ord. No. 1953 §1, 2-24-1998]
A. 
Fees and charges imposed under this Article may be waived upon request and upon a determination by the City Council that:
1. 
The granting of a waiver for the requesting organization or entity or for the affected activity will provide substantive benefit to the Olivette community at large; and
2. 
The granting of the waiver requested will serve a public purpose.