[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Westampton 3-14-1995 by Ord. No. 6-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Westampton Township and Board of Education Street Hockey Court may be made available to Westampton Township residents or league teams for street hockey games under the following conditions:
Applications for the use of the hockey court must be made to the Westampton Township Recreation Director. The Director shall grant the permit if he deems that the use of the premises for the designated time and purpose will not interfere with or jeopardize the township's recreation program or facility. In any case where the Director denies said application for the use of the premises, he shall state his reasons, in writing, for said denial within three days of the denial. An applicant may appeal the refusal of the Director to issue a permit to the Township Committee.
The Director of Recreation may establish one or more special conditions for use of the hockey court in order to protect the facility. Such special conditions may include:
Hockey teams granted a permit to use the Holly Hills Hockey Court will be known as "home teams."
There will be a limit of five home teams granted a permit at one time.
All home team games must be scheduled to be played on Sundays before 2:00 p.m. Saturday mornings will be reserved for Westampton Township Recreation youth street hockey games, and Saturdays and Sundays from 2:00 p.m. until dark will be set aside for nonteam play by Westampton Township residents.
There will be no play on the court after dark or before 8:00 a.m.
[Amended 2-11-1997 by Ord. No. 3-1997]
All home teams will submit a schedule of games to be played on the court with their application.
At all times of play, at least one of the teams on the court must be a home team.
Permits must be renewed yearly.
Any damage that occurs during any game must be reported to the Recreation Director as soon as possible.
Any home team found violating any part of this chapter or special conditions will be suspended from playing on the court.
Each home team must carry liability insurance and list the township and Board of Education as additional insured.
Any special conditions which are formulated by said Director will become conditions of the permit.
The Director of Recreation shall require the applicant to enter into a holdharmless agreement, which agreement shall provide that the applicant shall agree to save and hold the Township of Westampton and the Board of Education harmless of and from any and all obligations and liabilities which may arise in the form of any and all claims or lawsuits in connection with the use and maintenance of the facilities. The applicant further shall agree, as part of those provisions, to save and hold harmless the Township of Westampton and the Board of Education, to defend at the applicant's own cost and expense any such claims or lawsuits instituted by third parties, which obligations or liabilities might otherwise accrue against the Township of Westampton or Board of Education.
The permit holder will be responsible for the clean up of the grounds, including the cleaning of and disposal of all refuse and garbage at the expense of the applicant after each event. A permit may be revoked if the area is not kept clean.
The applicant shall pay a fee of $100 upon submission of an application to use the hockey court. At the time the permit is issued, a fee of $10 per game scheduled to be played on the court must be submitted. Township-recognized youth programs shall be exempt from payment of the fees.
[Added 2-11-1997 by Ord. No. 3-1997]
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be fined not less than $50 not more than $500 for each offense, and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.