Village of Mount Pleasant, WI
Racine County
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[Code 1993, § 19.01]
(a) 
Prohibited activities. No person within the Village shall do any of the following within or upon any park or public recreational area operated by the Village or park commission:
(1) 
Damage property. Intentionally mark, deface, disfigure, damage, displace or remove any structure, equipment, facility or other park property, either real or personal, including trees, shrubbery and landscaping.
(2) 
Litter. Scatter, litter, throw, dispose of or leave any garbage, rubbish, bottle, can, trash, debris or other waste material in any waters in, or contiguous to, any park or public recreational area or any place on the grounds thereof.
(3) 
Animals. Bring or harbor any dogs, horses or other animals at any time in or upon any park or public recreational area, except when required for activities or amusements authorized by the park commission or Village Board, whichever body has jurisdiction.
(4) 
Firearms. Have in his possession or under his control, or discharge any firearm, airgun, sling shot or any other dangerous or deadly weapon or explosive of any kind while in or upon any park or public recreational area, except law enforcement officers.
(5) 
Fireworks. Use, discharge, explode or bring any fireworks in or upon any park or public recreational area. For purposes of this subsection, the term "fireworks" shall include all material and devices enumerated under Wis. Stats. § 167.10(1), but shall not include paper caps manufactured in accordance with United States Interstate Commerce Commission regulations for packing and shipping. This subsection shall not prohibit pyrotechnic displays authorized by a permit issued by the president in accordance with the provisions of Wis. Stats. § 167.10(3).
(6) 
Drive, ride or park in grass areas. Drive, operate, park, ride or leave standing any vehicle, motor vehicle, motor driven cycle, bicycle or horse in or upon any park or public recreational area, except on the roads, ways, trails and areas established therefor. Vehicles specifically designed to help individuals whose mobility is handicapped, which access park facilities or public recreational areas, are exempt from this subsection when such vehicles are used for such purposes. Snowmobiles, minibikes, go-carts and all other unlicensed vehicles are prohibited at all times in Village parks and public recreational areas.
(7) 
Intoxicating liquor. Bring into or have in his possession, or consume, any intoxicating liquor, except beer, upon or in any park or public recreational area.
(8) 
Disorderly conduct. Use any loud, violent, obscene or profane language, conduct himself in a disorderly manner or commit any nuisance while in or upon any park or public recreational area.
(9) 
Bottles. Bring any bottle of any type into any park.
(10) 
Fires. Build, or cause to be built, a fire of any kind in or upon any park or public recreational area, except within areas designated for fires, in designated fireplaces provided for such purpose, or except for portable grills in restricted areas and if ashes are properly disposed of.
(11) 
Locked and posted areas. Enter any building, or part thereof, or any area in or upon any park or public recreational area which is locked or in disregard of posted signs or notices.
(12) 
Sale of merchandise. Sell or vend any article or merchandise in any park or public recreational area without the written consent of the park commission or Village Board, whichever body has jurisdiction.
(13) 
Signs and notices. Post any notice or sign in or upon any park or public recreational area within the Village without the written consent of the park commission or Village Board, whichever body has jurisdiction.
(14) 
Sound devices. Operate any sound track, loudspeaker, amplifier, motor or other mechanical or electronic device that produces loud and undue noise in or upon any park or public recreational area without the written consent of the park commission or Village Board, whichever body has jurisdiction.
(15) 
Games. Play softball, baseball, football or any other ball game or horseshoes, except at locations specifically designated for such purpose by the park commission or Village Board, whichever body has jurisdiction.
(b) 
Hours. The park hours shall be set by the park commission and appropriate signs giving notice thereof shall be posted at all Village parks.
(c) 
Variance. A variance for a specified period of time to any and all of the restrictions set forth in this section may be granted by the park commission or Village Board, whichever party has jurisdiction, provided that at no time may such a grant of variance have the effect of permitting any group the exclusive use of any park or recreational area maintained by the Village.
Except as otherwise provided, any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a forfeiture as provided in § 1-15.