Allegheny County, PA
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the County Council of Allegheny County 4-16-2002 by Ord. No. 17-02; amended in its entirety 3-21-2006 by Ord. No. 07-06. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Effective April 1, 2006, and continuing thereafter unless and until modified by subsequent ordinance, the rates and fees for use of County recreational and park facilities shall be as set forth in this chapter.
Unless otherwise stated, no refunds or readmissions will be made at facilities. This applies to inclement weather. If a facility or mechanical failure should occur that would cause closing of a facility/program/event for the balance of that session/program, then readmission tickets would be issued.
Any check that was received and is returned for insufficient funds will result in an additional charge of $30.
A fifty-percent fee reduction for rental of park facilities is offered to nonprofit organizations providing satisfactory 501(c)3 tax-exempt documentation and/or IRS nonprofit documentation. The Director of the Parks Department may, at his discretion and upon furnishing reasonable advance notice to the Allegheny County Council, establish temporary promotional discount rates from time to time, as appropriate.
[Added 7-8-2008 by Ord. No. 22-08]
A. 
No later than February 1, 2009, and each February 1 thereafter, the Director of Parks shall forward an application for inclusion in the Volunteer Firefighters Park Pass Program to each volunteer fire company and volunteer EMT company located within Allegheny County. Any volunteer fire or EMT company may participate in the program upon averring that its firefighters and/or EMTs are unpaid and upon providing a completed application to the Parks Department on or before March 1 of each year. The Parks Department shall permit filing of such application via the County’s website or by e-mail at no charge. The application shall include, at a minimum, a listing of each firefighter’s and/or EMT’s name and address, together with an indication of whether each firefighter and/or EMT listed is an active or inactive member of the fire company. Upon receipt of the completed application, the Parks Department shall provide the applicant fire and EMT company with passes issued in the name of each active volunteer firefighter or EMT. Upon presentation, these passes shall entitle the named firefighter or EMT to free admission to County-owned swimming pools and ice skating rinks, as well as free ski lift tickets at the Boyce Park ski slopes.
[Amended 12-15-2009 by Ord. No. 45-09]
B. 
In addition, each volunteer fire and/or EMT company shall be granted one discount of up to $50 toward the rental of any picnic grove in any County park each year, subject to grove availability, for the sole purpose of a volunteer fire or EMT company event.
C. 
The privileges conferred by this section are not transferrable, and may not be extended to anyone other than the individual volunteer firefighter or EMT named on the pass issued by the Parks Department. Nothing in this section shall be construed to alter the applicability of any parks regulations or of any fees not specifically named herein.
[Added 5-19-2010 by Ord. No. 14-10]
Any municipality, community development group, employees' group or association, or community-oriented association shall, subject to the approval of the Allegheny County Parks Department, be permitted to establish a community-themed day at one of the County parks. Once established, a community-themed day shall remain in force on the same date(s) in successive years until terminated in writing by the community group that established it or until terminated by the Director of the Allegheny County Parks Department. Members of the entity or residents of the community establishing a given community day shall be eligible for the existing group discount rates as otherwise provided for within this chapter on that community day, including, but not limited to, group discounts available at County pools, ski slopes and skating rinks. Participation guidelines, identification requirements for participants, application procedures, and all other administrative policies and procedures shall be promulgated by the Director of the Allegheny County Parks Department no later than June 30, 2010.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08; 8-20-2013 by Ord. No. 19-13; 7-1-2014 by Ord. No. 11-14]
Fees for activities and services at Hartwood Acres shall be as follows:
Activity/Service
Fee
Tour admission
Adult
$6
Senior citizen and junior
$4
Youth
$2
Children
$1
Stable tours
$3
Tea parties
$33/person
Theater
Per negotiated agreement
Great Hall rental (sit-down)
Mansion
$50
Mansion and terrace rentals
Indoor and outdoor event package: includes preparation dressing room, chairs, tables, tents, County staff, catering and building utilities fees
Events up to 100 people
Saturdays (May - October):
$4,500
Fridays and Sundays (May - October):
$3,500
Saturdays and Holidays (November - April):
$3,500
Fridays and Sundays (November - April):
$2,400
Monday-Thursday (year round, except holidays):
$1,500
Events over 100 people
 
Saturdays (May - October):
$5,000
Fridays and Sundays (May - October):
$4,000
Saturdays and Holidays (November - April):
$4,000
Fridays and Sundays (November - April):
$2,900
Monday-Thursday (year round, except holidays):
$1,900
Outdoor ceremony at stables or formal gardens only:
$900
Three-hour increments: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Includes bride's room, grounds and 20 by 30 tent, 80 chairs; over 80:$1 per chair rental
Table rental
$6 each
Chair rental
$1 each
20’ x 30’ tent
$214 each
40’ x 60’ tent
$535 each
Theater tent
$1,800
Middle Road site
$2,000
Middle Road stage and dressing room
$700
Rugby matches
$50
NOTE: Special events are subject to any additional costs realized by the County; i.e. garbage fees, police assistance and additional costs by Public Works are to be reimbursed by the user.
Activity/Service
Fee
Items for sale
Sweatshirts
$20
Adult T-shirts
$10
Youth T-shirts
$5
Plastic rain coat
$2
Booklet
$3
Postcard
$0.30
Mug
$5.50
Travel mug
$7.50
Cookbook
$5.50
Courthouse book
$2.25
Hayrides
Special event
$0.50 per person
Hour ride
$75
Fees for Boyce Park, North Park, Settler's Cabin and South Park tennis shall be as follows:
A. 
One-hour increments: free.
B. 
Scholastic use: $30/session.
Fees for North Park platform tennis shall be as follows:
A. 
One-hour increments: free.
Fees for the Round Hill Park Day-on-the-Farm program shall be as follows:
A. 
Adults/Junior/Youth/Children: $5.
B. 
Senior citizens: $4.
Parking lot fees shall be as follows:
Number of Participants
Fee
100 and fewer
$75
101 to 250
$125
Over 250
$175
BMX Racing Track camping fees shall be as follows:
A. 
Night rate: $10.
B. 
Event rate: $20.
A. 
Fees for running road race/walk-a-thon reservations shall be as follows:
[Amended 8-20-2013 by Ord. No. 19-13]
Number of Participants
Fee
(plus any additional costs associated with event)
200 and fewer
$200
201 to 400
$400
Over 400
$600
B. 
Special events are subject to any additional costs realized by the County; i.e. garbage fees, police assistance and additional costs by Public Works are to be reimbursed by the user.
Photography site fees shall be as follows:
A. 
Still photo/commercial: $500/day.
B. 
Video movie/commercial: $1,000/day.
C. 
Motion picture: per negotiated agreement.
Showmobile fees shall be as follows:
A. 
First day: $535.
B. 
Each additional day: $214.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08; 8-20-2013 by Ord. No. 19-13; 7-1-2014 by Ord. No. 11-14]
Fees for use of the Boyce Park, Settler's Cabin, North Park and South Park wave/swimming pools shall be as follows:
Service/Facility
Fee
Daily admission
Adult
$6
Junior
$5
Youth
$5
Senior citizen
$3
Children
$1
Group discount admission
Adult
$3
Resident
$5
Nonresident
$6
Junior
Resident
$4
Nonresident
$5
Youth
Resident
$4
Nonresident
$5
Children
$1
Senior citizen
$2.25
Pool pass
Individual
$80
Family of 4
$150
Each additional family member
$20
Lost/stolen pass
$20
Senior citizen
$40
Locker rental
$0.25
Lost key
$5
Raft rental
$4
Refundable deposit
$1
Learn-to-swim lessons
Free
Swim team practice
Hourly rate
$35/team
Seasonal rate
$500
NOTE: Additional charges for lifeguard compensation to be assessed
Fees at the North Park Boathouse shall be as follows:
A. 
Rowboats.
(1) 
Fishing special.
(a) 
Per day: $6.50.
(b) 
Per half-day: $4.50.
(2) 
Weekday: $2.25/hour.
(3) 
Saturday, Sunday, holidays: $3.25/hour.
B. 
Paddleboats.
(1) 
Weekday: $3.25/half-hour.
(2) 
Saturday, Sunday, holidays: $4.50/half-hour.
C. 
Canoes.
(1) 
Weekday: $3.25/hour.
(2) 
Saturday, Sunday, holidays: $4.50/hour.
Permit reservation fees shall be as follows:
A. 
General.
(1) 
Facilities.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08]
Size of Facility
(square feet)
Fee
224 to 900
$30
901 to 2,000
$35
Over 2,000
$45
(2) 
Alcohol permit: $50.
B. 
Boyce Park groves.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08]
Facility
Fee
Nonsheltered groves
$20
Bobcat, Explorers, New Dimensions, Primrose, sheltered groves
$25
Children’s Playground, Cub #1, Den, Eagle, Hillcourt, Pack, Patrol #1, Star, and Tanglewood sheltered groves
$30
Sheltered groves with fields
$80
All-purpose room in Administration Building (senior citizen groups)
$25
Four Seasons Lodge
1st floor, 2nd floor, patio area
$440
Refundable deposit
$150
Picnic hut
$105
C. 
Deer Lakes Park groves.
Facility
Fee
Veterans and Veterans II sheltered groves
Free
Bowfin I, Bowfin II, Carp II, Minnow I, Pike II, Rainbow, Rock Bass I, Rock Bass II, Sunfish, Walleye I, Walleye II, and Yellow Perch nonsheltered groves
$20
Anglers, Blue Gill, Carp III sheltered groves
$25
Carp I, Minnow II, Pike I, and Trout sheltered groves
$30
D. 
Harrison Hills Park groves.
Facility
Fee
Bluejay, Buckeye, Creekside, Oak, Pheasant, Oriole, Trillium, and Watts, nonsheltered groves
$20
Baneberry, Wake Robin, and Walnut sheltered groves
$25
Broken Branch, Children’s Playground, Laurel, Overlook #1, and Ox Roast sheltered groves
$30
E. 
North Park groves.
Facility
Fee
Allegheny, Babble Brook, Beaver, Blackrock, Buffalo, Carnegie, Cottage, Cotton Woods, Deer Browse 1, Deer Browse 2, Deer Browse 3, Donnevale, Devils Elbow 1, Devils Elbow 2, Dogwood, Duquesne, Elwood, Erie, Etna, Fawn, Forest Glen, Frazier, Greentree, Hampton, Harmony, Haysville, Henderson, Hillside, Honeysuckle, Idaho, Iowa, Ingomar, Jeanette, Jefferson, Juniata, Kilbuck, Kolich, Kummer, Lakeshore, Latham, Latrobe, Ledgewood, Leet, Lilac, Little Mama, Longview, Main, Mars, McCandless, Montana, Nine Bark, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oakmont, Old Cherry, Olympia, Orchard Lawn, Oregon, Pearce, Peebles, Perry, Pidgeon, Pine Ridge, Rochester, Roundtop, Shaler, Sharon, Superior, Triple Oak, Vandergrift, Washington, West View, Wisconsin, Woods, and Wyoming sheltered groves
$25
Emsworth, Grant, Lakeview, Miller, Moon, North Star, and Ontario sheltered groves
$40
Ambridge, Beveridge, Donora, Flagstaff, Flanders, Garner, Gold Star, Lone Pine, Mill, Richland, Roosevelt, School House, Sesqui, Wildwood, and Willows sheltered groves
$55
Harmar and Point sheltered groves
$65
F. 
North Park rental facilities.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08]
(1) 
Fees.
[Amended 8-20-2013 by Ord. No. 19-13]
Facility
Fee
Scout Cabin (scouting groups only)
Free
Refundable deposit
$100
Horseshow ring and paddock (per 3-hour time slot)
$40
Fire house
$95
Boathouse (2nd floor)
$150
Ranch house
$200
Skating rink (2nd floor)
$200
Parish Hill
$200
Rose Barn
$250
Lodge
$300
Cabin
$200
Lodge/Ranch House (senior citizen mid-week group rate)
$50
(2) 
No rental fee shall be charged or collected for the use of the North Park Flag Retirement Facility, and requests to use this facility shall be granted by the Director of the Parks Department on a first come, first served basis.
[Added 12-15-2009 by Ord. No. 44-09]
G. 
Round Hill Park groves.
Facility
Fee
Blue Grass 2, Goldenrod, Harvest, Hayloft, North Woods, Quiet Acres 2, Shepherd, Springvale, Timothy 1, Timothy 3 and Wagonwheel nonsheltered groves
$20
Alfalfa, Blue Grass 1, Clover Crest, Harmony House, Quiet Acres 1, Timothy 2 and Water Lily sheltered groves
$25
Meadow sheltered grove
$30
H. 
Round Hill rental facilities.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08]
(1) 
Visitor’s Center: $125.
I. 
Settler’s Cabin Park groves.
Facility
Fee
Calumet and Flint nonsheltered groves
$20
Algonquin, Apache, Seneca and Tomahawk sheltered groves
$25
Arrowhead, Cayuga, Chippewa, Gilbert Love, Iroquois, Moccasin, Mohawk and Shawnee sheltered groves
$30
J. 
South Park groves.
Facility
Fee
Alabama, Altoona, Arizona, Babcock, Baron, Bedford, Blythe, Bouquet, Braddock, Brightstar, Cadman, Campbell, Catfish Hill, Celeron, Circleview, Craig, Cravenwood, Diana, East Woods, Elm, Ethelbert, Forbes, Fort Pitt, Foster, Georgia, Gist, Glenaldon, Glendale, Glenwood, Grant, Harbor, Indiana, Lebanon, Lee, Lost Spring, Maryland, Mercer, Mifflin, Missouri, Mississippi, Monroe, Montour, Neville, Nevin, Oak Hill, Old Orchard, Outlook, Parcel, Pitt, Quebec, Stevens, Stone Manse, Stone Shelter, Sunny Slope, Sunnywood, Sunset Hills, Tamarac, Texas, Twin Hills, Valley Height, Vista, West Virginia, Willow Tree, Wilson, and Woodland Crest sheltered groves
$25
East Rise sheltered grove
$40
K. 
South Park rental facilities.
(1) 
Fees.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08; 8-20-2013 by Ord. No. 19-13]
Facility
Fee
Scout Cabin (scouting groups only)
Free
Refundable deposit
$100
Exhibit Building (each)
$60
Black Ashes and Elsie Building
$100
Cabin
$100
Horse show ring (per 3-hour time slot)
$100
Agriculture Hall
$150
100 Acre House
$175
Community House
$175
Silent Brook
$175
Spreading Oak
$175
Cottage
$200
Museum Building
$255
Buffalo Inn
$300
Home Economics
$300
Concert site
$1,510
Bandshell/Trailer rental
$710
Maple Springs Pond Gazebo
$45/4 hours
Spreading Oak/Home Economics (senior citizen mid-week group rate)
$50
(2) 
The Director of the Parks Department may, at his discretion and with the prior approval of Allegheny County Council, promulgate a schedule of long-term rental fees for the park's exhibit buildings.
(3) 
No rental fee shall be charged or collected for the use of the By Dawn's Early Light Flag Retirement Plaza, and requests to use this facility shall be granted by the Director of the Parks Department on a first-come, first-served basis.
[Added 8-22-2006 by Ord. No. 22-06]
L. 
White Oak Park Groves.
[Amended 7-1-2014 by Ord. No. 11-14]
Facility
Fee
Cedar 3, Elm, Juniper, Locust, Mt. Ash 1, Mt. Ash 2, Pine, Poplar, Redwood 2, Sycamore, White Birch and Willow nonsheltered groves
$20
Cedar 2, Dogwood and Sumac sheltered groves
$25
Beech, Blue Spruce, Cedar 1, Magnolia, Maple, Poplar 1, Redwood 1 and Tulip Tree sheltered groves
$30
Chestnut sheltered grove
$40
Wedding garden
$25 per 4 hours
[Amended 8-20-2013 by Ord. No. 19-13]
Fees for use of the playing fields shall be as follows:
Facility
Fee
Ballfields
$60/3-hour time slot*
Eliminate free fields for all groups 18 years of age and under (all groups pay same rate for use of fields)
Permits for groups under 18 years of age are free of charge all times during the month of April and all other times except Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. during the rest of the year.
Soccer fields
$30/3-hour time slot
Boyce Park lighted ballfields
$50/time slot
North Park unlighted J.C. Stone football field
$150/hour
North Park lighted J.C. Stone football field (includes cost of electrician)
$250/hour
Use of J.C. Stone Field amenities
Locker rooms
$100/Event
Press box
$100/Event
Concession stand
$100/Event
   
NOTES:
*
Subject to a discounted rate of 50% for nonprofit entities
Fees for use of the North Park and South Park golf courses shall be as follows:
A. 
Regular season rates.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08; 8-20-2013 by Ord. No. 19-13]
Service
Fee
Adult green fees
18 holes (Monday through Thursday)
$17
9 Holes (Monday through Thursday)
$12
Junior/Youth green fees
18 Holes (Monday through Thursday)
$12
9 Holes (Monday through Thursday)
$18
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays (all ages)
18 holes
$20
9 holes
$13
Golf cart
Double riders, 18 holes
$19.50
Double riders, 9 holes
$13
Single rider, 18 holes
$9.75
Single rider, 9 holes
$6.50
Senior citizens
Permit
$80
Green fees (with permit), 18 holes
$8
Green fees (with permit), 9 holes
$5
Pull cart
18 holes
$2
9 holes
$1
South Park golf club rental
18 holes
$5.50
9 holes
$3.25
Season locker permits
$25
Lost senior citizen permit replacement
$5
South Park Golf Course shelter rental
$25
B. 
Fall rates.
Service
Fee
Adult green fees
18 holes (Monday through Thursday)
$12
9 holes (Monday through Thursday)
$8
Junior/Youth green fees
18 holes (Monday through Thursday)
$10
9 holes (Monday through Thursday)
$6
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays (all ages)
18 holes
$12
9 holes
$8
Golf cart
Double riders, 18 holes
$19.50
Double riders, 9 holes
$13
Single rider, 18 holes
$9.75
Single rider, 9 holes
$6.50
Senior citizens
Permit
$60
Green fees (with permit), 18 holes
$5
Green fees (with permit), 9 holes
$3
Pull cart
18 holes
$2
9 holes
$1
South Park golf club rental
18 holes
$5.50
9 holes
$3.25
South Park Golf Course shelter rental
$25
C. 
Winter rates.
Service
Fee
Adult green fees
18 holes
$10
9 holes
$6
Senior citizens
18 holes
$5
9 holes
$3
Golf cart
Double riders, 18 holes
$16.50
Double riders, 9 holes
$11
Single rider, 18 holes
$8.25
Single rider, 9 holes
$5.50
Pull cart
18 holes
$2
9 holes
$1
D. 
Items sold at South Park Pro Shop.
Item
Fee
Wilson Logo golf balls
$1.25 each
Top Elite XL golf balls (3-sleeve)
$5.50
Titleist SO/LO golf balls (3-sleeve)
$7
Titleist N x T golf balls (3-sleeve)
$8.50
Titleist Pro VI golf balls (3-sleeve)
$12.50
2-1/8” wooden golf tees (15/bag)
$0.50
2-3/4” wooden golf tees (15/bag)
$0.75
Foot Joy golf glove
$9.75 each
Cart windshield
$19.50 each
Golf club groove cleaner
$3.25 each
Premium replacement spikes (pack)
$9.50
Economy replacement spikes (pack)
$7
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08; 8-20-2013 by Ord. No. 19-13; 7-1-2014 by Ord. No. 11-14]
Fees for services at the North Park and South Park outdoor ice skating rinks shall be as follows:
Service
Fee
Admission fees
Age 13 and older
$5
Under age 13 and senior citizen
$3
Family skate
$10/family
Sweet Heart Couple Skate (Valentine’s Day)
Buy one admission, receive second admission free
Individual season skating pass:
$50
Senior season permits
$25
Skate rental
$2
Skate sharpening
$4.50
Coin locker rental
$0.25
Rink advanced rental
$100/hour
Same day rink rental
$125/hour
Rink rental for County-sponsored ice show practice
Free
Student I.S.I. skating lessons
$16
Additional ice time for I.S.I. skating lessons
$75
I.S.I. patch
$3
Group discount rate
Adults
$4
Children/youth/junior/senior citizens
$2
Group rates are not available for the Friday and Saturday night sessions
Learn-to-skate lessons
Free
Lost permit replacement fee
$5
[Amended 11-20-2007 by Ord. No. 51-07; 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 31-08; 12-15-2009 by Ord. No. 44-09; 7-1-2014 by Ord. No. 11-14]
A. 
Fees for lift tickets at the Boyce Park ski slopes shall be as follows:
Item
Fee
Senior citizens
Monday through Thursday, individual
$12
Monday through Thursday, group
$9
Friday through Sunday and holidays, individual
$16
Adults
Monday through Thursday, individual
$16
Monday through Thursday, group
$13
Friday through Sunday and holidays, individual
$22
Junior/Youth
Monday through Thursday, individual
$12
Monday through Thursday, group
$9
Friday through Sunday and holidays, individual
$16
Children
Monday through Thursday, individual
$6
Monday through Thursday, group
$4
Friday through Sunday and holidays, individual
$8
Senior citizen pass
$200*
Adult season pass
$250*
Junior/Youth season pass
$200*
Child season pass
$85*
Family season pass (4 people: 2 adults and 2 junior/youth/child or 1 adult and 3 junior/youth/child)
$600
Lost season pass replacement
$5
Season locker rental
$30
Lost key replacement
$5
Coin locker
$0.25
Snow tubing area:[1]
Junior/Adults
$17
Group rate for junior/adults (15-person minimum)
$13
Youth/Children
$13**
Group rate for youth/children (15-person minimum)
$8**
Notes:
Hours of operation for snow tubing area (3-hour sessions):
Monday through Friday:
3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays:
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
*Passes are offered at a discounted rate prior to December 1:
Senior/junior/youth passes
$175
Adult pass
$225
Child pass
$75
Family pass
$575
*
Single night lift tickets shall be offered to all purchasers at a 50% discount on Wednesday nights only.
**
Group rates apply Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays.
[1]
Editor's Note: See the hours of operation included at the end of this section.
B. 
Ski school lessons (one-hour increments):
Type of Lesson
Fee
Private ski (Monday-Friday)
$30
Semi-private ski
$20
Semi-private ski
$15 (each additional person)
Class or group ski
$13
Monday-Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Weekends/Holidays, 10:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Group rate, each person
$5 (10 or more people)
Private snowboard
$30
C. 
Ski equipment rental:
Item
Fee
Skis/Boots/Poles
$15
Snowboard/Boots
$20
Helmet rental
$5
Group rate, each person
$8 (10 or more people)
[Amended 7-1-2014 by Ord. No. 11-14]
In-line skating admission fees shall be as follows: $40 per hour.
Municipality discount: 50%.
[Added 7-1-2014 by Ord. No. 11-14]
A. 
Basketball camps.
Item
Fee
3-day basketball camp offered at Boyce Park, North Park, and South Park
$40 per participant
[Added 7-1-2014 by Ord. No. 11-14]
Program
Fee
Edible Flowers Luncheon
$25 per participant
The Department of Parks is empowered to collect all applicable sales tax and remit the same to the appropriate taxing bodies.
[Added 10-23-2007 by Ord. No. 37-07]
The Department of Parks is empowered to collect an additional contribution of no less than $1 from each individual, group, or other entity renting or paying a fee for using any of the park facilities delineated in this chapter, to be deposited into a special account for that park, provided:
A. 
Payment of such additional contribution is entirely voluntary, and no preference of any kind is granted to any individual, group or other entity based upon whether such contribution was made; and
B. 
Such additional contributions are used solely for the improvement and/or maintenance of existing park facilities, including but not limited to groves, playground equipment, pavilions, buildings or other structures, paved thoroughfares, riding trails, skating rinks and ski slopes.
[Added 8-20-2013 by Ord. No. 19-13]
The Department of Parks is empowered to do the following:
A. 
Establish a nonresident rate comprised of an increase of 25% to the current fees for use of recreational and park facilities, including buildings and shelters, rounded to the nearest dollar amount.
B. 
Accept monetary donations for the County generally and during special events, including the Summer Concert Series held in the County parks.
C. 
Prepare a vendor list comprised of approved companies who may provide pony rides, inflatable devices, and other such services to permit holders within the County parks. Such approval will be contingent upon, but not limited to, proof of proper insurance. An annual fee of $25 will be required for placement on the vendor list.
D. 
Add a fee of $10 to the permit for each of the following requests: use of tents, inflatable devices, pony rides, DJs, petting zoos, and pig roasts within the County parks.
E. 
Authorize the Director of Parks to, at his or her discretion, permit use of park facilities free of charge by Girl and Boy Scout Troops, limited to weekdays and upon availability.