Borough of Interlaken, NJ
Monmouth County
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[Ord. No. 304 § 1]
This chapter and all rules and regulations promulgated hereunder shall be for the regulations, use, maintenance, and enforcement of all public park areas, recreational areas and facilities therein within the Borough, including but not limited to the Interlaken Borough Park and Tennis Courts located at Bridlemere Avenue. The provisions set forth hereunder shall be observed by all persons using or located upon the recreational areas and/or facilities.
Editor's Note: Subsection 14-1.2, Residential Use Restrictions, previously codified herein and containing portions of Ordinance No. 304 was repealed in its entirety by Ordinance No. 386.
[Ord. No. 304 § 3; Ord. No. 117 § 3; Ord. No. 2007-4 § 1]
The following actions, conduct and/or behavior shall be prohibited in, at, or upon all public recreational areas and other park areas within the Borough:
The cutting, defacing, injuring, removing or disturbing of any tree, shrub, building, fence, bench or other structure, apparatus or property, or the unauthorized picking, cutting or removing of any shrub, bush or flower, or marking or writing upon any building, fence, bench or other park structure;
The use of abusive or profane language;
The unauthorized possession of use of firearms or the throwing of stones or other missiles;
Dumping or littering;
All animals;
Skateboarding, roller skating and bicycle riding on the tennis courts;
Any other activity constituting a disorderly persons offense under N.J.S.A. 2C:33-1 et seq.;
No hitting of golf balls in any park within the Borough;
There shall not be permitted in the parks, the doing or abetting of any act or thing which may tend to injure or disfigure the parks or which may interfere with the use thereof by the public for the purpose of pleasure and recreation;
The shooting, discharge or use of any device commonly known as a paintball gun;
The shooting, discharge or use of bows and arrows.
[Ord. No. 304 § 4; Ord. No. 356 § 1]
No fires are permitted without prior written consent of the Borough Council.
No persons may consume or possess beer, wine, liquor, or other intoxicating substance within any park except by special permit.
Baseball, softball and other sporting activities are permitted only in areas specifically marked and/or designated and in accordance with this section and all rules and regulations as may be promulgated by the Recreation and Education Committee and with the approval of the Borough Council.
Participation in a public assemblage which may interfere with the use and enjoyment of the park or recreational facilities by other persons is prohibited except by special permission obtained from the Borough Council.
No person shall distribute any circulars, cards, or written matter or post, paste or affix any unauthorized placard, notice or sign in the parks.
Entertainment or exhibitions are permitted only by written permit obtainable from the Borough Clerk.
No one is permitted in the park between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
No motorized vehicles are allowed in local parks or adjacent to the tennis facilities.
[Ord. No. 304 § 5]
All residents, associations, entities and other persons desirous of using and/or enjoying the park areas, recreational areas and Borough facilities for the purpose of conducting, maintaining and/or operating an organized activity, including but not limited to Little League Baseball, softball or other similar club activities, shall obtain express prior written consent of the Borough Council. In no event shall any use be conducted in such areas which would be reasonably likely to interfere with another simultaneous and permissible use, or which would be reasonably likely to create a hazardous situation in such areas.
[Ord. No. 304 § 6]
The Borough Council may, in its discretion, promulgate rules and regulations as may be amended from time to time to administer and enforce the regulations for the parks and recreational areas.
[Ord. No. 304 § 7; New]
Any person, association or entity who violates any provision of this chapter, or any rule and/or regulation promulgated hereunder, shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Section 1-5.