§ 90.19  PROHIBITED ACTS.
   It shall be unlawful for any person to commit any one or more of the following acts in a park:
   (A)   To hitch, fasten, lead, drive or let loose, any animal, reptile or fowl of any kind, provided that this shall not apply to domestic animals or defined by the Animal Control Ordinance when led by a static cord or chain no more than ten feet long or retractable cord not more than 15 feet long, except to designated areas;
   (B)   To ride or drive any horse or other animal, except in designated areas;
   (C)   To ride, drive or go a rate of speed greater than the posted speed limit, upon any bicycle, motorcycle, in-line skates, automobile or any other vehicle whatsoever, upon any parking lot or area, drive or street in any park, provided, however, bicycles and in-line skating are allowed on park trails, provided that bicycles, in-line skates, skate boards and similar devices not be used in or on the pavilion area, stairs, railings or athletic equipment;
   (D)   To ride, drive or park any motorcycle, automobile, motorized scooter or other motorized vehicle upon, over or across any park, curb, sidewalks, grass, lawn, hike or jogging trail or park land, except authorized city vehicles, and in designated areas;
   (E)   To carry a firearm, except those persons who are duly licensed by the State of Texas to carry a concealed handgun in accordance with the provisions of the Texas Concealed Weapons Act, as amended;
   (F)   To possess (unless permitted under division (E) above), or discharge firearms, fireworks, BB guns, air guns, bows and arrows, slingshots, blowgun, rockets or paint-ball guns;
   (G)   To use any tobacco product or to smoke, or to possess a burning tobacco, weed or other plant product in any park or park facility;
   (H)   To damage, move, remove, cut, break, injure, deface or disturb any tree, shrub, plant, grass, soil, rock, sand, gravel, building, monument, fence, bench, equipment or other structure, apparatus or property, or to pluck, pull up, cut, take or remove any shrubs, bush, plant or flower, or mark or write upon, paint or deface in any manner any building, monument, fence, bench, equipment or other structure;
   (I)   To swim, bathe, wade in or pollute the water of any fountain, pond or lake, including Lake Ray Hubbard;
   (J)   To make or kindle a fire, except in picnic stoves, braziers, fire pits or designated areas provided for that purpose;
   (K)   To place, abandon or leave garbage, cans, bottles, papers, waste associated with fish-cleaning or other refuse in any public park except in proper waste receptacles; to place or dump any trash, refuse, solid waste, grass clippings, leaves or other objectionable or unsightly matter;
   (L)   To participate or engage in any activity that will create a danger to the public, a public nuisance, or cause damage to public property;
   (M)   To remain, stay or loiter in any park except during the posted hours of operation;
   (N)   To possess or consume alcoholic beverages;
   (O)   To disturb in any manner any picnic, meeting, service, concert, exercise or exhibition;
   (P)   To distribute, post, place or erect any static or mobile advertising, handbill, circular bill, notice, paper or other advertising device;
   (Q)   To sell or offer for sale any food, drinks, confections, merchandise or services except as provided herein; to practice, conduct or solicit for any trade, occupation, business or profession;
   (R)   For any person over the age of ten years to use the restrooms and washrooms designated for the opposite sex, unless assistance is necessary;
   (S)   To allow a domestic animal to defecate in the park without immediate removal and disposal of such feces in proper waste receptacles;
   (T)   To abandon, place, remove or injure any animal, domestic or wild, including but not limited to dogs, cats, cows, horses, mammals, reptiles, fowls and livestock; to catch and remove any fish unless a fishing license from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department had been obtained, if required;
   (U)   To use or operate any gas operated remote controlled airplane, boat, car or other motorized model device, including radio-controlled devices, or helicopter, parasail, hang glider or hot air balloon;
   (V)   Use of mechanical loudspeakers or amplified music, sound or voices except when authorized by the City Manger or a designee, in connection with the use of park facilities provided the amplified music or sound is within prescribed levels governed by the state or local law, measured at the property boundary;
   (W)   To conduct or participate in any tournament, camp or organized sporting activity which conflicts with a scheduled activity or event authorized by the city;
   (X)   To use glass containers;
   (Y)   To operate any vehicle in a park facility parking lot after normal hours of operation, with the exception of exiting Lake Ray Hubbard via the boat ramp at Terry Park; and
   (Z)   To park or operate a commercial vehicle, truck, tractor-trailer, semi-trailer, pole-trailer in park facility parking lots except on official business or when attending a park function; and
   (AA)   To fish or cast a fishing line from the boat ramp, courtesy docks or within 50 feet of the courtesy docks in Terry Park.
(2005 Code, § 2-3-4)  (Ord. 030320C, passed - - ; Ord. 090915E, passed 9-15-2009; Ord. 120605C, passed 6-5-2012)  Penalty, see § 10.99