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A. Intoxicating Liquors: It is unlawful for any person to consume or possess intoxicating liquors or 3.2 percent malt liquors within the city park system:
1. Except that the consumption of intoxicating liquors and 3.2 percent malt liquors shall be allowed for persons using the municipal golf course within the city.
2. Except that 3.2 percent malt liquor may be sold at the Centennial Softball Complex and Matson Athletic Complex pursuant to a temporary 3.2 percent malt liquor license or other license authorized by state law, issued by the city council. The location for the sale and consumption of 3.2 percent malt liquor, the dates permitted, times permitted, and other restrictions shall be set forth in the permit granted by the city council.
3. Intoxicating and 3.2 percent malt liquor may be possessed and consumed in Riverfront Park, Memorial Park, Viking Ship Park, and M.B. Johnson Park in the city, but only pursuant to a special permit issued by the city council, which permit shall set forth the date, time and other restrictions as deemed applicable by the city council. 3.2 percent malt liquor may be sold in those four (4) parks, but only pursuant to a license or permit issued by the city council, which license or permit shall set forth the date, time and other restrictions deemed applicable by the city council. (Ord. 2011-16, 11-14-2011)
B. Firearms And Weapons: It is unlawful for persons to:
1. Display or have in their possession a firearm or air gun within a city park.
2. Have in their possession explosives of any kind in a city park.
3. Use, display or possess any other type of weapon, including, but not limited to, slingshots, switchblade knives, bow and arrows and traps.
C. Environmental Protection: It is unlawful for any person to:
1. Destroy or injure any land, buildings or other property of the city within a city park.
2. Injure or molest any wildlife within a city park.
3. Dispose of, litter or otherwise discard garbage, refuse, sewage or trash of any kind except within receptacles provided for that purpose within said parks.
D. Fires And Refuse: Fires are permitted within city parks only in constructed fireplaces or in designated fire rings as provided for that purpose. (Ord. 618, 10-3-1977)
E. Pets: Leashed pets are permitted in all city parks with the exception of Matson, and Centennial athletic complexes. Leashed pets are permitted at Southside Regional Park on the walking paths and areas not designated as athletic fields. Leashed pets, other than service animals, are not allowed on any athletic field at Southside Regional Park, including the Miracle Field.
In addition, no person shall allow any dog, cat or other pet animal to enter any building or shelter, unless under emergency circumstances, or permit any dog, cat or other such pet to be unrestrained. Dogs may be allowed to be off a leash, unrestrained, if in a city park designated specifically as a "dog park" with the following restrictions:
1. Dog owners assume all risk when using the park. Dog owners are liable for the actions of their dogs;
2. Dogs should have a collar, carry ID tags, be properly licensed, inoculated and in healthy condition;
3. Dogs shall be in the sight of their owners or handlers at all times;
4. No children under twelve (12) years of age are permitted in the fenced area. Children must be strictly supervised at all times;
5. Owners shall clean up after their dogs and repair any holes left by their dogs in park property;
6. Dogs shall be leashed before entering and prior to leaving the dog park;
7. Dogs shall be removed from the park at the first sign of aggressive behavior;
8. Each owner or handler shall be limited to a total of three (3) dogs per visit;
9. Smoking and eating is prohibited in the dog park;
10. Female dogs in heat, puppies less than four (4) months of age, and dogs with known aggressive behaviors are strictly prohibited from the park;
11. Violators will be subject to removal from the park and suspension of park privileges.
12. No dogs designated as dangerous or potentially dangerous are allowed in the dog park.
13. Dogs left unattended are subject to impound. (Ord. 2011-12, 8-22-2011)
F. Motor Vehicle Travel: It is unlawful to:
1. Operate any motor vehicle within a city park except on designated roads or parking areas.
2. Operate any motor vehicle at a speed in excess of ten (10) miles per hour within any city park.
3. Park a motor vehicle in other than a designated area for parking.
G. Soliciting Or Advertising: It is unlawful for any person to:
1. Engage in or solicit business of any kind whatsoever from park users within a city park without written permission from the city.
2. Advertise in any manner any private activity or function proposed to take place in a city park without the prior consent of the city.
H. Personal Behavior: No persons shall conduct themselves in any manner within a city park in violation of other city ordinances or state statutes, or in any manner which tends to create or does create a breach of the peace, or tends to disturb or annoy the recreational enjoyment of city parks by other park users. (Ord. 618, 10-3-1977)