[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Closter 9-12-1979 by Ord. No. 1979:362 (Ch. 63A of the 1967 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Whenever used in this chapter, the following terms, unless otherwise expressly defined, shall mean and include each of the meanings herein respectively set forth:
- GOVERNING BODY
- The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Closter.
- PARKS, PARKLAND, PARKWAYS, PARK AREAS or PLAYGROUND
- All the real property situated in the Borough of Closter
under the jurisdiction and care of the Borough of Closter, including
the tennis courts owned by the Borough, and including but not limited
to the following properties:[Amended 10-9-2002 by Ord. No. 2002:874; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 2009:1028; 1-3-2012 by Ord. No. 2011:1111; 1-3-2012 by Ord. No. 1112]
- Any written license issued by or under the authority of the governing body permitting the performance of a specific act or acts.
- Any natural person, corporation, company, association, joint-stock association, firm or partnership.
[Amended 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 2009:1028]
It shall be unlawful for any person to remain, stay, loiter or be in or upon the grounds of any park or playground between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. without the written permission of the governing body.
Tennis court use is limited to one hour per person per day. It shall be unlawful for any person to exceed the aforementioned limit.
(Note: The use of motorized vehicles within the areas defined in § 142-1 of this chapter is prohibited pursuant to § 183-3B of this Code.) [Added 10-24-2012 by Ord. No. 2012:1133]
It shall be unlawful in any park or playground for any person to:
Consume, use, sell, deliver, possess, carry or hold any alcoholic beverage unless a permit from the governing body or its designate is obtained prior thereto.
Use abusive, obscene, profane or indecent language or any disorderly conduct disturbing or annoying to others.
Cut, deface, injure, remove or disturb any tree, shrub, building, fence, bench or other structure, apparatus or property or pick, cut or remove any shrub, bush or flower or mark or write upon any building, fence, bench or other structure.
Hit or strike golf balls or play or practice golf.
[Added 6-9-1999 by Ord. No. 1999:796]
Enter, utilize or be in or upon any portion of lawn or cultivated ground in any public park or playground when forbidden by an official sign or other official notification posted by the Borough's Police Department.
[Added 4-9-2008 by Ord. No. 2008:1010]
It shall be unlawful for any person or entity to use any park or playground, including the Borough's tennis courts, for profit without the express consent of the Mayor and Council.
[Added 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 2009:1028]
It shall be unlawful for any person to smoke within the boundary of the parks, parklands, parkways, park areas or playgrounds defined in § 142-1 of this chapter. To the extent possible, "Smoke Free Zone" signs shall be clearly, sufficiently and conspicuously posted at properties where smoking is prohibited by this chapter. The sign(s) shall have the words "Smoke Free Zone" in lettering that is not less than two inches in height and shall contain the international no smoking sign or symbol.
[Added 10-24-2012 by Ord. No. 2012:1133]
[Amended 1-3-1994 by Ord. No. 1993:663]