The Board of City Commissioners of the City of Ashland, in the interest of public safety and welfare, hereby declare the following activities to be prohibited within the confines of the Ashland Cemetery:
   (A)   No driver shall stop his or her vehicle in the roadway or in any way block or impede the flow of traffic on said roadway; nor shall any pedestrian impede the flow of traffic on said roadway.
   (B)   No person shall possess alcoholic beverages in an open container or a container with the seal or cap broken in the Ashland Cemetery.
   (C)   Motor vehicles, including all automobiles and motorcycles, shall be confined to the paved roadway in the Ashland Cemetery. Power assisted wheelchairs for the handicapped shall not be considered as motor vehicles under the terms of this chapter.
   (D)   No person shall ride a skateboard or skates within the Ashland Cemetery. Bicycles are permitted on paved roadways only.
   (E)   All motor vehicles, not on city business, shall park in designated parking areas, which shall be limited to paved or graveled surfaces.
   (F)   No individual or entity, not on city business, shall be permitted to park or remain standing a vehicle upon any grass area within the Ashland Cemetery.
   (G)   Public safety and service vehicles, when on necessary city business shall have access to all areas of the Ashland Cemetery, but shall limit movement on grassy areas of the cemetery to bona fide use, including public safety calls for service, and cemetery maintenance, and wherever possible, shall avoid driving over or parking upon grassy areas, if the task to be performed can be accomplished without the use of a motor vehicle.
   (H)   Parking within the Ashland Cemetery shall be limited to those persons using the cemetery.
   (I)   It shall be unlawful for any person to deface or unnecessarily injure any monument, statuary, grave marker, casket, vault, or any structure or other physical property of any kind within the Ashland Cemetery.
   (J)   It shall be unlawful to throw, scatter, or discard any paper, filth, garbage, or other waste matter at any place in the Ashland Cemetery except in the receptacles therein placed for that purpose.
   (K)   It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to smoke inside any building and/or structure within the Ashland Cemetery.
(Ord. 35-2011, passed 3-17-11)