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The following rules and regulations shall be in force in all parks of the City of Harker Heights located within or without the corporate limits of the city.
(A) Injury to plants, improvements, etc. It shall be unlawful for any person to cut, deface, mark, pluck, injure, damage, or destroy any shrub, tree, plant, grass, turf, fountain, seat, fence, building, structure, ornament, monument, or any other natural or artificial improvement in a park. (See also § 131.02.)
(B) Park facility use and program rates and other related charges. Park facility rental rates, program registration rates, and other related charges will be established by the City Council in the annual fee schedule.
(C) Disposal of litter. It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit or discharge, or cause the deposit or discharge, of paper, glass, metal, litter, rubbish, waste, garbage, refuse or trash of any description on any park lawn, driveway, path, fountain, pond, stream, or other place except in receptacles provided for that purpose. (See also § 51.02.)
(D) Commercial activity. It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in any commercial venture including offering to sell any goods, wares, merchandise or food, or render any service for hire or to solicit funds or donations of any item without the written permission of the Director.
(E) Noise regulations. See Chapter 95.
(F) Glass containers. It shall be unlawful for any person to use or possess in any form a glass container in any area situated within a park.
(G) Fires. It shall be unlawful for any person to start or maintain an outdoor fire in any park, except for cooking fires which shall be started and maintained only in a stove, barbecue pit or in a portable camp stove. No person starting or maintaining any fire in a park shall leave the fire unattended without first completely extinguishing the fire.
(H) Interference with other park users. It shall be unlawful for any person to recklessly and unreasonably prevent, disturb, disrupt, or interfere with the lawful use of a park by another person, or any lawful activity permitted within the park.
(I) Disorderly conduct. See § 42.01 of the Tex. Penal Code, as amended.
(J) Public nudity. It shall be unlawful for any person to appear in a state of nudity.
(Ord. 2019-34, passed 10-22-19)