Borough of Dallastown, PA
York County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Dallastown as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 74.
Curfew — See Ch. 101.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 141.
[Adopted 7-10-2017 by Ord. No. 587-2017[1]]
[1]
Editor’s Note: This ordinance superseded former Art. I, Dallastown Borough Community Park, adopted 8-11-1999 by Ord. No. 444, as amended.
A. 
Hours of operation for the park are from 6:00 a.m. until dusk, with no trespassing during nonoperating hours.
B. 
Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18, with the exception of organized sports practices and events with the Borough Council's permission.
C. 
No littering.
D. 
Negligent or deliberate destruction or removal of any natural or physical property is forbidden.
E. 
Possession, use, and/or distribution of alcoholic beverages, controlled substances, and/or tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, is prohibited in the park. No one shall be under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances while in the park.
F. 
Fireworks, guns, rifles, airguns, bows, slingshots, paintball guns, or any similar items are not permitted in the park, subject to Pennsylvania preemption laws concerning firearms.
G. 
Motorized vehicles are not permitted inside the fenced area of the park.
H. 
All pets must be kept on a leash and under the control of the pet's owner or handler at all times. The pet's owner or handler shall immediately and properly remove and dispose of any and all feces left by the pet.
I. 
No metal detectors.
J. 
Solicitation, selling, or distribution of any items or services are prohibited in the park.
K. 
Boisterous, immoral, or indecent conduct, and/or profanity are prohibited in the park area.
L. 
No glass containers are allowed in the park.
M. 
No open fires or hot coals shall be permitted in the park except in fireplaces or grills. Fires shall not be left unattended and shall be thoroughly extinguished before being abandoned.
N. 
Picnic tables may not be removed from the pavilions and shall remain in place at all times.
O. 
Skateboarding, in-line skating, and bicycling are prohibited in all pavilions, on the stage, and on designated walking trails.
P. 
Use of electrical outlets is for Borough use only, and they shall not be used by park visitors.
Q. 
The Borough Council, or Borough Manager with the Borough Council's consent, may close the park in the event that hazardous conditions exist that create a danger to life and/or property. There shall be no trespassing during such times that the park is closed.
These park rules and regulations, including, without limitation, the penalties and fine(s) imposed below, may be updated from time to time by resolution of the Borough Council.
A. 
Any person, firm, or corporation violating any provision(s) of this article or any appropriate order of Borough personnel pursuant to the park rules and regulations ordained hereby shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not to exceed $600, and, in default of payment thereof, to imprisonment of not more than 30 days.
B. 
The Borough, in its sole and absolute discretion, reserves the right to ban any violator of these rules and regulations from the park.
C. 
The Borough may, from time to time, by resolution amend the foregoing rules and regulations, including, without limitation, the fine and/or additional penalties for violating said rules and regulations.