BOONE COUNTY FISCAL COURT ORDINANCE NO. 710.5

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BOONE COUNTY PARKS
SECTION I – RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to be on park property without permission after the park has closed. Open hours for the parks are posted at each respective park. Permission for use of the parks outside of the posted time may be granted by the Director of the Boone County Parks Department.

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to have an open fire in any part of the park except in areas designated as proper and safe for open fires.

  • Persons wishing to use the tennis facilities must make reservations for them no more than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the time of play. The time limit shall be one (1) hour for singles and two (2) hours for doubles. At the discretion of the Director a nominal fee may be assessed to offset the cost of scheduling and schedule enforcement.

  • It shall be unlawful for anyone to have a dog in the park unless the dog is on a leash at all times.

  • It shall be unlawful to ride a motorcycle or motor bike in the park except on park roads and in parking areas designed for public traffic.

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle in the parks except upon a roadway or in a parking area authorized for that purpose. When necessary the Parks Director may authorize parking outside of designated parking areas. Snowmobiles are allowed when weather conditions are favorable for their use and a written permit is obtained from the Parks Department. Parks Department, maintenance and emergency vehicles are excluded from this rule.

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to possess or consume alcoholic beverages in the park or in any Parks Department facility being used by the Parks Department for purposes of public recreation.

  • It shall be unlawful for any person, corporation, or other entity to conduct or engage in any form of trade, business or other commercial activity or perform any type of service for consideration within the boundaries of the park without obtaining the prior written consent of the Director.

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any firearms within the boundaries of the park (except in the line of official duty by duly authorized law enforcement officers or employees of the Department of Parks).

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or drive a horse in the park except in those areas marked off and designated as bridle paths.

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to play or practice golf by hitting balls in or onto park property, except in those areas marked off or designated as golf practice areas.

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to repair or service any vehicle within the boundaries of the park.

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to dispose of litter in the park except in trash containers provided for that purpose.

  • It shall be unlawful to camp overnight in a park without the written permission of the Director. Any authorized camping shall be done only in areas designated by the Director.

  • It shall be unlawful to cut or remove any trees, flowers or vegetation from within the boundaries of the parks (except when required for reasons of public safety or maintenance and then only by Parks Department personnel, or agents/contractors of the Parks Department and utility companies).

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to display, post, distribute, or place any sign, advertisement, circular notice, statement, banner, emblem or design within the park without a permit from the Director.

  • Surfaced courts are to be used for their intended sports only. No bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, roller skates etc. are permitted on the surfaced courts.

  • It shall be unlawful to hunt, trap or in any way injure any wild animal found within the boundaries of the parks (except when required for reasons of public safety or as authorized by the Director of the Boone County Parks Department or a Conservation Officer with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to ice fish on any County lake or pond.


SECTION II – PENALTIES

Any person or entity in violation of the Rules and Regulations For Use of The Boone County Parks shall be fined not less than Twenty Five Dollars ($25.00) nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00). In addition the violator may be ordered to pay restitution to the Boone County Parks Department for any damage caused.

POLICY ADDENDUM TO ORDINANCE NO. 710.5

Rule No. 8 shall stand.

Any fund raisers must be documented, i. e., financial statement of event. Five per cent of gross receipts shall be paid to Boone County Parks no later than 10 days after said event.

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859-334-2283