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(A) No person shall maliciously cut down, destroy, or injure a standing or growing vine, brush, shrub, sapling, tree, or flower, or other vegetation, fruit, or seed growing on park property, or maliciously injure, destroy, disturb, or sever from the park a project standing or growing or other thing, such as rock minerals, attached thereto or a part thereof.
(B) Unless authorized by the Superintendent, no person shall bring any tree, shrub, or plant, or any newly plucked branch thereof, into or upon any park.
(C) Unless authorized by the Superintendent, no person shall bring into and leave in any park any animal, fish, or fowl.
(D) (1) No person, without authorization of the Superintendent, shall bring into, leave behind, or dump any material of any kind, whether waste or otherwise, in the park, except refuse, ashes, garbage, and other material arising from the normal use and enjoyment of a picnic, camp, or other permitted activity provided the material is deposited in receptacles or pits provided for those purposes.
(2) Nor shall any material of any kind be left or deposited within or near the parks so as to pollute the land, water, or air coursing through or over the parks or otherwise interfere with proper use and enjoyment of the park.
(3) No bottles, cans, refuse, or foreign material of any description shall be deposited or thrown in any of the streams, waterways, ponds, or lakes located in the park.
(E) (1) No person shall, either within or outside the park, place or permit to be placed in any river, brook, stream, pond, ditch, or drain that is maintained or flows into or through the park any noxious or deleterious material which may render park waters harmful to the public health or to animals, vegetation, or aquatic life, or which may prevent, limit, or interfere with the use of the waters for domestic, industrial, or agricultural purposes, or which may lessen to an unreasonable degree the use and enjoyment of the waters for park, recreational, or other park uses.
(2) All sanitary sewage shall receive adequate primary, secondary, and tertiary plant process treatment prior to resultant clear effluent entering into, through, or upon the park.
(F) (1) No person, occupant, owner, or person in charge, by himself or herself, or his or her agent or employee, may cause, suffer, or allow the burning of garbage, refuse, waste material, trash, or motor vehicle or other combustibles within or adjacent to the park so as to cause smoke, haze, odor, sparks, dust, dirt, or other type matter or gaseous substances to come upon, pass through, or pass over the park which would cause an air pollution nuisance or damage to persons or property.
(2) Open fires for recreational purposes, such as campfires, barbecues, and cookouts in designated areas, shall be permitted provided the materials used were not taken from the park and provided same are maintained so that the burning may be accomplished without the emission of dense smoke, sparks, dust, or ash, which may cause an air pollution nuisance or damage to persons or property.
(G) (1) No person within the confines of the park 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 rob or molest any animal den or bird nest. Exception to this rule will only be allowed in the case of park property which has been posted as a hunting area, or when specifically written limited permits are issued by the Superintendent for the purpose of management, overabundance, disease, or inbreeding of wildlife species for balance control.
(2) The Superintendent may close park waters to fishing when advisable and it shall be so posted. Fishing in allowed areas shall be permitted subject to the statutes of the state.
(H) It is unlawful to introduce any non-game species of fish without permission from the Superintendent or Naturalist. No minnows, suckers, shiners, chubs, or any other live bait fish will be allowed for bait.
(I) All persons fishing between the ages of 17 and 65 must have a valid state fishing license. Any person in violation of the fishing statutes is subject to prosecution.
(`88 Code, § 4-29) (Ord. 90-15, passed 12-3-90) Penalty, see § 10.99