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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
DIRECTOR OF THE PARK DEPARTMENT. The chief executive officer of the County Park and Recreation Department, who is the SUPERINTENDENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION as that phrase is used in I.C. 36-10-3-13, 36-10-3-14 and 36-10-3-15. The phrase DIRECTOR OF THE PARK DEPARTMENT as used in this chapter also refers to any other employee of the Park Department to whom the Director has in writing delegated authority to issue written permits hereunder.
FACILITY. Any road, parking lot, tower, bridge, walk, fence, wall, drive, sign, post, gate, play or recreational equipment, monument, statue or any artificial structure within any park boundary, except enclosed buildings.
PARK. Includes the land, enclosed buildings, facilities and water constituting any park or other recreational area within the jurisdiction and control of the County Park and Recreation Board.
PARK BOARD. The Elkhart County Park and Recreation Board of Elkhart County, Indiana.
PARK DEPARTMENT. The Elkhart County Park and Recreation Department.
VEHICLE. Except as hereinafter provided, shall mean any machine or device designated to transport a person or persons across land which has a mechanism capable of powering the unit by means other than the effort of a human. This includes, but is not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, snowmobiles, minibikes, mopeds, motorized scooters, all-terrain vehicles and horse-drawn vehicles. However, the term VEHICLE does not include any “other power-driven mobility device” as defined by 28 C.F.R. § 35.104.
WATERCRAFT. Any vessel designed to transport a person or persons across, upon, or through water by any means of power. This includes, but is not limited to, motorboats, canoes, kayaks and ice skates.
(Ord. 12-177, passed 4-16-2012)