Village of Granville, IL
Putnam County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Granville 5-18-1993 by Ord. No. 352. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 105.
Animals — See Ch. 113.
Bicycles, skateboards and scooters — See Ch. 121.

§ 207-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PARK
A parcel of real estate, owned or leased by the Village of Granville, Putnam County, IL, primarily intended for the public use for purposes of rest, relaxation, exercise and amusement and use as athletic fields, baseball diamonds, tennis courts, picnic areas and other related uses.

§ 207-2 Hours of use.

[Amended 11-17-2009 by Ord. No. 568]
It shall be unlawful for any person to use or occupy or be present in any park 30 minutes after sunset of any day and before sunrise of any day, except where a special permit had been previously approved by the Village Board of Trustees.

§ 207-3 Prohibited activities.

A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any motorized vehicle or any foot-propelled vehicle, such as a bicycle, unicycle, skateboard or roller skates, within the confines of any park shelter, baseball field, tennis court, basketball court, volleyball court, and in the areas of the playground equipment.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to possess a container made of glass within the confines of any park.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to bring a dog or cat or any other domestic animal within the confines of any park.
D. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to use water fountains for any purpose other than drawing water from the fountain for drinking.
E. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to use any rest room facility for any purpose other than serving the needs of bodily functions or to use a rest room as a play area or recreation area.
F. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to leave waste within the confines of any park. Any waste shall be deposited in containers located within the park or shall be removed from the park premises by the person using such material.
G. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to consume an alcoholic beverage within the confines of any park unless the consumption of alcohol is in conjunction with an organizational function or family gathering with park reservations.

§ 207-4 Park reservations.

Persons desiring reservations for park shelters located in any park operated by the Village shall make application for such reservation with the Clerk, who shall keep a record of reservations made. In making a reservation, the person making the application shall state the number of persons anticipated in being with the group for which the reservation is made. Every reservation is a confirmed reservation and will be held for the benefit of the person making the application for the reservation. Any person or group making a reservation shall be responsible for returning the area reserved to a clean condition at the end of its use of the reserved area. Additionally, any persons having a reservation shall lock rest rooms at the close of their event.

§ 207-5 Penalty. [1]

Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the terms of this chapter shall be subject to penalties as set forth in Chapter 1, Article III, of the Village Code.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).