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No person in a park shall do any of the following:
(a) Intoxicating Beverages.
(1) Prohibition. Bring alcoholic beverages into a park or drink alcoholic beverages at any time in a park;
(2) Drunkenness. Enter or be in a park under the influence of intoxicating liquor;
(b) Fireworks and Explosives. Bring or have in his possession or set off or otherwise cause to explode or discharge or burn, any firecrackers, torpedo, rocket or other fireworks or explosives of flammable material, or discharge them or throw them into any such area from land or a highway adjacent thereto; 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;
(c) Reservation of Facilities. Occupy any seat or bench or enter into or loiter or remain in any pavilion or other park structure or section thereof which may be reserved and designated by the Park and Recreation Board for the use of the opposite sex; exception is made for children under five years of age;
(d) Dress. Appear at any place in other than proper clothing; with the exception of the restricted bathing areas, "properly clothed" shall be construed to prohibit the wearing of trunks or clothing that does not cover the upper portion of the body;
(Ord. 4789. Passed 11-19-56.)
(e) Fires. Build or attempt to build a fire except in such areas and under such regulations as may be designated by the Director of Parks and Recreation; no person shall drop, throw or otherwise scatter lighted matches, burning cigarettes or cigars, tobacco paper or other flammable material, within any park area or on any highway, road or street abutting or contiguous thereto;
(f) Closed Areas. Enter an area posted as "Closed to the Public, "nor use or abet the use of any area in violation of posted notices;
(g) Games of Chance. Gamble or participate in or abet any game of chance;
(h) Going onto Ice. Go onto the ice on any of the waters except such areas as are designated as skating fields, and provided a safety signal is displayed;
(i) Loitering and Boisterousness. Sleep or protractedly lounge on the seats or benches or other areas, or engage in loud, boisterous, threatening, abusive, insulting or indecent language, or engage in any disorderly conduct or behavior tending to a breach of the public peace.
(j) Trespassing After Dark. Trespass in a City park or recreation area after dark unless authorized by the Park and Recreation Board or its designated agent; the Board is hereby authorized to designate what hours shall constitute darkness, whereupon such Board shall post signs in a park or recreation area which shall adequately apprise the public.
(Ord. 92-119. Passed 6-1-92.)