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(A) It shall be the duty and power of the Beach Safety Division, Police Department, Park Rangers and other City enforcement personnel to enforce all ordinances and laws of the city relative to the public safety on the beach and broadwalk of the city. The Beach Safety Division shall not possess the power to issue notices to appear for the violation of this chapter, nor is it given the power to physically detain a person if such person attempts to flee. If these events take place, such beach personnel will communicate with the Police Department and request assistance. (‘72 Code, §§ 7½-1, 7½-2)
(B) Nothing in this section shall be construed to permit the carrying of firearms or other weapons by the Division of Beach Safety nor shall such officers have arrest authority other than the issuance of a summons, as authorized above. (‘72 Code, § 7½-5)
(C) The Division of Beach Safety, Police Department and other City enforcement personnel shall have the authority to limit or prohibit activities on the municipal beach ("Hollywood Beach") due to the intensity of the activity, crowd levels, weather or other conditions which warrant such limitation or prohibition.
(Ord. O-74-24, passed 3-6-74; Am. Ord. O-80-83, passed 12-3-80; Am. Ord. O-93-27, passed 7-7-93; Am. Ord. O-2008-09, passed 4-16-08; Am. Ord. O-2016-16, passed 7-6-16)