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13.20.040 - Park hours
13.20.070 - Lost and found articles
13.20.080 - Use of community buildings—Permit required
13.20.090 - Use of park facilities—Permit required when
13.20.110 - Concessionaire license—Conditions
13.20.115 - Vendor license—Conditions
13.20.120 - Exhibiting permits to authorities
13.20.130 - Interference with permittees prohibited
13.20.140 - Permit revocation
13.20.150 - Areas of limited activities—Signposting
13.20.160 - Domestic animals
13.20.170 - Horseback riding
13.20.180 - Killing or disturbing animals prohibited
13.20.190 - Alcoholic beverage consumption
13.20.200 - Beverages and glass containers
13.20.210 - Bicycles
13.20.220 - Conduct—Fighting, obscenity, noise
13.20.230 - Fires
13.20.240 - Firearms
13.20.250 - Fireworks and explosives
13.20.260 - Fishing
13.20.270 - Games and other prohibited activities
13.20.280 - Motor vehicles—Traffic prohibition
13.20.290 - Motor vehicles—Parking prohibitions
13.20.300 - Park buildings and other property restrictions
13.20.310 - Refuse and trash
13.20.320 - Sign restrictions
13.20.330 - Swimming and wading prohibitions
13.20.340 - Trees, shrubbery, lawns and other park property
13.20.350 - Water pollution prohibited
13.20.380 - Authority to eject and exclude


13.20.040 - Park hours
Except for unusual and unforeseen circumstances and emergencies parks shall be generally open to the public every day of the year from eight a.m. to nine p.m. in the summer season (April to September) and from eight a.m. to six p.m. in the winter season (October to March).

13.20.070 - Lost and found articles
The finding of lost articles by park attendants shall be reported to the police department who shall make every reasonable effort to find and return lost articles and dispose of unclaimed articles as prescribed by law.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.080 - Use of community buildings—Permit required
Any person desiring to rent or use a community building must first obtain a permit from the director. Application for such a permit shall be in such form as the director shall require. Rental and use of community buildings shall be according to the terms and conditions of the permit.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.090 - Use of park facilities—Permit required when
A permit must be secured from the director to reserve park facilities. No group or organization, regardless of size, shall participate in organized sporting events including, but not limited to, competitive games, team practices, or training camps, without first obtaining a permit from the director. All permitted activities shall take place in areas designed and designated for that use.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.110 - Concessionaire license—Conditions
No person shall offer for sale any article or thing for more than three days within any park, nor shall any person station or place any stand, cart or vehicle for the sale of any article or thing for more than three days within any park, unless the person is a concessionaire licensed by the council. Before a person may act as a concessionaire at any park, the person must submit an application to the director in such form as the director shall require. The application shall be presented to the council for its consideration and the applicant will be notified as to the acceptance or rejection of the application.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.115 - Vendor license—Conditions
No person shall offer for display, advertisement, or sale any article or thing for three or fewer days within any park, nor shall any person station or place any stand, cart or vehicle for the display, advertisement, or sale of any article or thing for three or fewer days within any park, unless the person has obtained a temporary vendor license from the director. Before a person may act as a vendor at any park, the person must submit an application to the director in such form as the director shall require. A temporary vendor license shall only be approved by the director when the display, advertisement or sale is conducted in conjunction with a community event, a special event, or an event of citywide interest, being held in that particular park. For purposes of this section, community event, special event, and event of citywide interest shall be as defined in Section 10.015 of the Troutdale Development Code.

(Ord. 782 § 1, 2006: Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.120 - Exhibiting permits to authorities
No person shall refuse to produce any permit the person claims to have, upon request of the director or a police officer.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.130 - Interference with permittees prohibited
No person shall disturb or interfere unreasonably with any person or party occupying any area, or participating in any activity, under the authority of a permit.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.140 - Permit revocation
The director shall have the authority to revoke a permit upon his finding that any rule or ordinance has been violated.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.150 - Areas of limited activities—Signposting
No person shall participate in any prohibited activity in areas so specified and posted. The director may designate areas of limited activity. Such areas shall be designated by posted notices which clearly define the activities prohibited. Such notices shall be posted in one or more places which are conspicuous to any person in the near vicinity of the designated area.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.160 - Domestic animals
No person shall bring a dog or other domestic animal into a park, on or off leash, except within designated pet areas specifically designated by the director. Designated pet areas shall be appropriately signed by the city to identify the boundaries of the area and to identify rules of etiquette for public safety and sanitation.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.170 - Horseback riding
No person shall ride a horse except on designated bridle trails. Horses shall be thoroughly broken and properly restrained, and ridden with due care, and shall not be allowed to graze or to go unattended.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.180 - Killing or disturbing animals prohibited
No person shall hunt, molest, harm, frighten, kill, trap, chase, shoot or throw missiles at any animals, bird, fish or other living creature or remove or have in possession the young of any wild animal, or the eggs or nest or young of any reptile or bird.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.190 - Alcoholic beverage consumption
Except as authorized under Section 13.20.080, no person shall bring into, possess or consume alcoholic beverages in any park; provided, however, that the director may, from time to time, allow by permit certain parks or parks areas where beer and wine may be consumed in conjunction with a community event, special event, or event of citywide interest being held in that particular park.

(Ord. 782 § 2, 2006: Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.200 - Beverages and glass containers
It is unlawful for any person to possess a glass container of any type in, or upon, a designated beach area or designated children's play area.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.210 - Bicycles
No person shall:

  1. Ride a bicycle on other than a vehicular road or path designated for that purpose. A bicyclist shall be permitted to wheel or push a bicycle by hand over any grassy area or wooded trail or on any paved area reserved for pedestrian use;

  2. Ride a bicycle other than on the right-hand side of the road pavement as close as conditions permit. Bicyclists shall at all times operate their bicycles with reasonable regard to the safety of others;

  3. Leave a bicycle in a place other than a bicycle rack or place provided for bicycles when such are available.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.220 - Conduct—Fighting, obscenity, noise
No person shall engage in, promote, instigate, encourage, aid or abet fighting or similar violent conduct which would threaten the physical well-being of the public, use obscene language, make obscene gestures or cause excessive amplified or nonverbal noise.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.230 - Fires
No person shall:

  1. Build or attempt to build a fire except in such areas and under such rules as may be designated by the director;

  2. Drop, throw or otherwise scatter lighted matches, burning cigarettes or cigars, tobacco paper or other inflammable material, within any park or on any highway, road or street abutting and contiguous to any park;

  3. Leave a fire of any type unattended or fail to completely extinguish any fire after use.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.240 - Firearms
No person shall discharge a firearm, air rifle, spring gun, bow and arrow or other weapon in or over any park except for areas specifically designated for that purpose.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.250 - Fireworks and explosives
No person shall bring, or have in his possession, or set off or otherwise cause to explode, discharge or burn, any fireworks, explosive or inflammable material in any park, or discharge them or throw them into any park from adjacent land or highway. This prohibition includes any substance, compound, mixture or article that in conjunction with any other substance or compound would be dangerous from any of the foregoing standpoints.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.260 - Fishing
No person shall fish in any designated swimming area or from any bridge.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.270 - Games and other prohibited activities
No person shall participate or assist others in the playing of any game or activity within which any object such as a stone, arrow, javelin, model airplane, golf ball, baseball or any other sharp or hard object or projectile is thrown or otherwise propelled except in areas specifically designed and designated for that use unless written permission therefore has been issued by the director.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.280 - Motor vehicles—Traffic prohibition
No person shall:

  1. Fail to comply with all applicable provisions of the state motor vehicles traffic laws in regard to equipment and operation of vehicles together with such regulations as are contained in this chapter and other ordinances;

  2. Fail to obey all traffic officers and park attendants, which persons are authorized and instructed to direct traffic whenever and wherever needed in the parks and on the highways, streets or roads immediately adjacent to the parks in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and such supplementary rules as may be issued by the director;

  3. Operate any vehicle of any type on the trails in Beavercreek Canyon. No wheelchairs or baby carriages allowed on Beavercreek Canyon trails due to safety hazard.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.290 - Motor vehicles—Parking prohibitions
No person shall:

  1. Park a vehicle in other than an established or designated parking area or not comply with the posted directions and with instructions of any attendant who may be present at an established or designated parking area;

  2. Double park any vehicle on a road or parkway unless directed by a park attendant.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.300 - Park buildings and other property restrictions
No person shall:

  1. Wilfully mark, deface, disfigure, injure, tamper with or displace or remove any building, restroom, bridges, tables, benches, fireplaces, railings, paving or paving material, water lines or other public utilities or parts or appurtenances thereof, signs, notices or placards whether temporary or permanent, monuments, stakes, posts or other boundary markers, or other structures or equipment, recreation facilities or park property or appurtenances whatsoever, either real or personal;

  2. Dig or remove any soil, rock, stones, trees, shrubs or plants, down-timber or other wood or materials or make any excavation by tool, equipment, blasting or other means or agency.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.310 - Refuse and trash
No person shall deposit, dump, place or leave rubbish, bottles, cans, garbage or refuse of any type regardless of its source in a city park or recreation area, except refuse, garbage or litter occasioned through use of those areas which shall be deposited in refuse receptacles provided for that purpose.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.320 - Sign restrictions
No person shall paste, glue, tack or otherwise post any sign, placard, advertisement or inscription whatsoever in a park or erect any sign whatever on any public lands or highways or road adjacent to a park except upon permission of the director, unless the person is a regularly licensed concessionaire acting by and under the written authority of the council.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.330 - Swimming and wading prohibitions
No person shall swim, bathe or wade in any waters or waterways in or adjacent to a city park, except in such waters and at such times and places as are designated and in compliance with this chapter or rules adopted under this chapter.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.340 - Trees, shrubbery, lawns and other park property
No person shall:

  1. Damage, cut, carve, transplant or remove any tree or plant or injure the bark, or pick the flowers or seeds, of any tree or plant;

  2. Climb any tree or walk, stand or sit upon monuments, vases, fountains, railing, fences or gun carriages or upon any other property not designated or customarily used for those purposes.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.350 - Water pollution prohibited
No person shall throw, discharge or otherwise place or cause to be placed in the waters of any fountain, pond, lake, stream, bay or other body of water in or adjacent to any park, any matter or thing, liquid or solid, which will or may result in the pollution of those waters.

(Ord. 747 § 2 Att. 2 (part), 2004)

13.20.380 - Authority to eject and exclude
The director, the director's authorized representative and city police shall have the authority to eject from city parks any person acting in violation of this chapter, any city ordinances, or the laws of the state. A person that is ejected shall be excluded from the park for a minimum of thirty days. Any person that has been ejected from any park at least one time in the past twelve months may be excluded from any and all parks for up to twelve months.

 

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