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Chapter 21. Parks and Recreation

Sec. 21-02. Hours of use of Wildwood Park regulated.

(1) Purpose. This section is hereby declared to be necessary for the protection of the safety, health, welfare and morals of the residents of the city.

(2) Regulations. All parks, including all parking lots and park drives therein, excepting public streets, shall remain open daily to the public only between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. of each day except when closed by the parks and recreation department to perform maintenance work or provide security to the zoo animal areas, and the director of parks and recreation is authorized to post appropriate signs giving notice thereof. It is unlawful for any person, other than city personnel conducting city business thereon, to occupy or be present in a park during the hours the park is not open to the public. Except as authorized and approved by the director of parks and recreation and the policies and procedures adopted pursuant to this section, such prohibition shall not apply to athletic facilities, regularly scheduled athletic events authorized and approved by the director of parks and recreation, and public celebra-tions or events authorized or sponsored by the city.

(3) Rentals. The parks and recreation director may, upon request by a party renting the Wildwood Station park shelters or other facilities under his control, allow persons to be in the immediate area until 12:00 midnight.

(Code 1982, 19.02)