Borough of Renovo, PA
Clinton County
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[Ord. 664, 6/26/1978]
For the purpose of this Part, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
Unless specifically limited, shall be deemed to include all parks, playgrounds, recreation areas, tennis courts, beaches, swimming areas, recreation structures and facilities, and also entrances and approaches thereto, and all other recreational land or property or structures under the jurisdiction of the Borough of Renovo, or now or hereafter owned or acquired by the Borough of Renovo for park or recreational purposes.
Any natural person, corporation, organization of persons, company, association or partnership.
Any rules and regulations hereby or hereafter established by the ordinance of the Borough of Renovo.
[Ord. 664, 6/26/1978]
All parks and recreational areas shall be opened daily to the public at such hours as the Council of the Borough of Renovo may from time to time designate, but in no event shall any person, other than Borough authorized persons, be present in any park or recreational or swimming area between 9:00 p.m. and sunrise. Furthermore, no person shall be permitted in any swimming or bathing facilities in any park or recreational area except when certified lifeguards are on duty at such swimming or bathing facility.
[Ord. 664, 6/26/1978]
No person in attendance at the park shall:
Engage in or use any swimming or bathing facility in any park or recreational area when certified lifeguards are not on duty at any such swimming or bathing facility.
Injure, deface, remove, cut or damage any of the trees, plants, shrubs, turf, buildings, structures, signs, or fixtures, or any other property of the Borough located within the park.
Litter any area of the park with garbage, paper, bottles, cans or other waste material; nor shall they dispose of the same in any way except in receptacles designated for the respective purposes.
Kindle or maintain any fire in the park except in fireplaces or areas specially designated for that purpose and located by authority of the Borough Council.
Remove any bench, seat, table or other appliance from the park without permission of the Borough Council.
Injure, deface, destroy or remove any notice, rule or regulation posted at any place within the park by authority of the Borough Council, nor shall any notice or placard be posted within the park other than by authority of said Borough Council.
Set up any booth, table or stand for the sale of any article or service whatsoever within the limits of the park without permission of the Borough Council.
Operate, stop or park any vehicle, bicycle or other means of conveyance except in areas where permitted or designated by Borough Council, or operate the same in a reckless manner or in a negligent manner or in excess of any posted speed limit.
Bring into the premises, possess or consume any alcoholic beverage or illegal drugs of any kind; no person shall enter the park in an intoxicated state or otherwise be under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs.
Carry or discharge any firearms, sling-shots, firecrackers, fireworks or other missile propelling instruments or explosives or arrows, or other dangerous weapons which have such properties as to cause annoyance or injury to any person or property; police officers in the performance of their duties will be exempt from these provisions.
Play ball, swim, golf, pitch horse-shoes, engage in archery, or launch, dock or land any boat, engage in finding buried objects with special detectors, or participate in any other form of recreation, sporting endeavor or pastime, except in those areas which may be designated from time to time for that purpose by the Borough Council.
Disrobe or change clothing except in buildings or facilities made available for that purpose.
Disturb the peace by any act or conduct himself or herself in an indecent or boisterous manner within the parks so as to annoy any other person using the park for recreational purposes.
Operate a snowmobile, mini-bike, motorcycle, motor-bike, scooter, or any vehicle, recreational or otherwise, except on designated roads, trails, or areas set aside for their use.
Use threatening, abusive, insulting, profane or obscene language or words.
Commit any disorderly or immoral acts.
Hold any public meeting or engage in any marching or driving as members of a military, political or other organization without permission of the Borough Council.
Disobey a proper order of a police officer or authorized Borough personnel, or disobey or disregard or fail to comply with any rule or regulation, warning, prohibition, instruction, or direction posted or displayed by sign, notice, bulletin, card, poster, or when notified or informed as to its existence by Borough personnel or other authorized person.
Hunt for, capture or kill, or attempt to capture or kill, or aid or assist in the capturing or killing of in any manner, any wild bird or wild animal of any description, either game or otherwise, and to that end, it is unlawful for any person to carry onto or possess in any park, a shot gun or rifle or pistol or firearm of any make or kind unless specific permission is granted for a designated area by the Borough Council.
[Ord. 664, 6/26/1978]
The use of all parks shall be on a first-come, first-served basis unless otherwise reserved.
[Ord. 664, 6/26/1978; as amended by A.O.]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a magisterial district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $50, nor not more than $1,000 plus costs together with reasonable attorney fees and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.