1062.02  RULES AND REGULATIONS.
   The following shall be the rules and regulations applicable to property owned or controlled by the Municipality and used for park purposes:
   (a)   Definitions. As used in this section:
      (1)   "Park" means any land owned, operated and maintained by the City and supervised by the Hudson Park Board.
      (2)   "Board" means the Hudson Park Board.
      (3)   "Person" includes persons and corporations.
   (b)   Preservation of Property and Natural Features.  No person shall injure, deface or disturb any part of a park or any building, sign, equipment or other property found therein, nor shall any tree, flower, shrub, rock or other mineral be removed, injured or destroyed. 
(Ord. 98-120.  Passed 10-7-98.)
   (c)   Garbage, Refuse, Grass Clippings, Ashes, Sewage and Noxious Material.  No person shall deposit, permit or suffer to be deposited, in any part of a park, any garbage, ashes, grass clippings, sewage, refuse, waste, or other noxious material. Trash created within the parks in a lawful manner should be deposited in the appropriate waste receptacles. No person shall dump any earth within the park, or store or install any personal property within park boundaries, without written permit from the City Manager or his or her designee.
(Ord. 00-159.  Passed 11-15-00.)
   (d)   Hunting and Molesting Wildlife.  No person shall hunt, pursue with dogs, trap or in any other way molest any wild bird or animal found within the confines of the park, or therein rob or molest any bird nest or take the eggs of any bird, unless authorized by a written permit of the City Manager or his or her designee.
(Ord. 98-120.  Passed 10-7-98.)
   (e)   Fires.  Grills are provided in many parks for cooking purposes.  No person shall start a fire outside of the grills without a written permit from the City Manager or his or her designee.  All fires shall be personally supervised and extinguished by the permittee. 
(Ord. 00-159.  Passed 11-15-00.)
   (f)   Firearms.  No person, except authorized personnel of the park, shall carry or use firearms of any description, or any air rifle, sling-shot or missile-throwing device, within the park, or discharge any firearms, fireworks or explosive substances, or air rifle therein, without a written permit from the City Manager or his or her designee.
   (g)   Camps.  No person shall establish or maintain any camp or other temporary lodging place without a specific written permit from the City Manager or his or her designee.
(Ord. 98-120.  Passed 10-7-98.)
   (h)   Disorderly Conduct.  No person shall, either by word or act, indulge in any noisy, boisterous, disorderly or indecent conduct, or in any manner disturb the peace or good order of the community within the park, nor shall any person engage in any active game endangering other persons in the park, nor shall any person play at games of chance, except as permitted by City ordinance on public land, drink intoxicating liquor, or be drunk or be under the influence of controlled substances, or do any indecent, lascivious, lewd or improper act.
(Ord. 00-159.  Passed 11-15-00.)
   (i)   Beer, Intoxicating Beverages and Controlled Substances.  No person shall bring into, have, keep, carry, serve or drink beer, or any intoxicating beverage or controlled substance within the park.
(Ord. 98-120.  Passed 10-7-98.)
   (j)   Traffic.
      (1)   No person shall drive or propel, or cause to be driven or propelled, along or over any road within a park, any street licensed motor vehicle at a greater rate of speed than 15 miles per hour.
      (2)   No person shall drive or propel, or cause to be driven or propelled, along or over any road within the park, any vehicle in any manner as to cause damage to the person or property of the City or any individual, or any truck having more than six wheels.
      (3)   No person shall park any motor car, or other motorized vehicle, within a park, except in places designated by the City Manager or his or her designee for such purpose.  Trailers may be parked only in designated parking areas during the hours from sunrise to sunset, except with written permission from the City Manager or his or her designee.
      (4)   Other than as provided in paragraph (j)(1) hereof, no person shall park or operate any other motorized vehicle, including, but not limited to, mini-bikes and all-terrain vehicles, within the park, without written permission from the City Manager or his or her designee.
      (5)   The State of Ohio laws relating to lights on vehicles shall apply to vehicles within the park. 
(Ord. 00-159.  Passed 11-15-00.)
      (6)   No person shall park any motor car, or other motorized vehicle, within a park, for a purpose other than the use of that park. No person shall park any motor car, or other motorized vehicle within a park, and thereafter exit the park property thereby leaving a vehicle unattended on park property. 
(Ord. 19-48.  Passed 4-16-19.)
   (k)   Trails.  Multi-purpose trails established for visitor travel shall not be used for motorized vehicular travel.  Bicycle traffic is permitted.
   (l)   Commercial Enterprise.  No person shall sell or offer for sale any article, thing, privilege or service within the park without a permit from the City Manager or his or her designee, and no person shall do any begging, hawking, peddling or soliciting therein.
   (m)   Signs.  No person shall expose, distribute or place any sign, advertisement, circular, notice or statement, or display any banner, emblem or design, within the park without a permit from the City Manager or his or her designee.
(Ord. 98-120.  Passed 10-7-98.)
   (n)   Pets; Horses.  No pets are permitted in any of the parks, unless such animals are controlled at all times on a leash, in a cage, or are in areas designated specifically by the Hudson Parks with signs permitting animals to be off-leash in "run" areas.  Horses are not permitted in the parks. 
(Ord. 00-159.  Passed 11-15-00.)
   (o)   Use of Water.
      (1)   Boating.  Non-powered sail, canoe or row boats are permitted.  No gasoline motors will be permitted on the lakes; electric trolling motors only.  All boats shall be operated in a safe and cautious manner. Each occupant of a boat on the lake shall have a U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation device.  All boats shall be docked and stored in designated areas and only with written permission of the City Manager or his or her designee.
      (2)   Fishing.  State of Ohio fishing licenses are required by Ohio law.  Nonresident fishing is by season permit or daily charge for all persons requiring an Ohio fishing license.  Limits are as posted.  Residents of Hudson will be permitted to fish at no charge.
      (3)   Swimming.  No swimming is permitted. 
(Ord. 98-120.  Passed 10-7-98.)
   (p)   Usage Fees.
      Nonresident season fishing permit               $75.00
      Nonresident daily fishing fee                  $10.00
      Resident and nonresident boat/canoe slot - annual fee      $65.00
      (Ord. 00-21.  Passed 1-19-00.)
   (q)   Use of Skateboard Park.  Proper equipment is required to use the skateboard park. Proper equipment includes a helmet, wrist pads, knee pads, and elbow pads. Only skateboards and roller blades are permitted on the skateboard park. Bicycles will not be permitted. Users will be skating at their own risk.
   (r)   Hours of Operation.  Parks are open daily from dawn until dusk.
(Ord. 00-159.  Passed 11-15-00; Ord. 05-34.  Passed 3-16-05.)