No person in any park shall:
Bring, possess or consume any alcoholic beverage in the park
unless an alcohol permit has been purchased. Alcohol
permits are to be purchased through the Parks & Recreation
Department for private functions.
Be in an intoxicated state.
Operate a motor vehicle at a speed in excess of the
maximum-posted limit or, where no speed is posted, in excess of
15 miles per hour.
Operate a motor vehicle on a road, lane, trail or area,
which is posted as closed to vehicles.
Operate a motor vehicle off roads or outside parking areas
except on specially designated or posted trails and areas.
Operate any unlicensed motor vehicle, recreational or
otherwise, except on designated roads, lanes, trails or areas
set aside by the Director for their use.
Clean, wash, repair or do any work on any motor vehicle
except for emergency repair.
Operate a motor vehicle being used for business or commerce
without specific written approval from the Director.
Park a motor vehicle, trailer or other equipment at any
place except in designated parking areas without written
approval of the Director.
Build, kindle, maintain, or allow a fire except in stoves,
grills, fireplaces or designated facilities provided for that
Leave any fire unattended or not fully extinguished before
Bring or allow any dog to run at large in any park or leave
any pet unattended.
Train or exhibit animals without written approval by the
Owners of any pet or animal must secure their animal on a
leash and maintain their animal under their control at all
Owners of any pet or animals whether legally or illegally in
any park are responsible for the immediate removal and proper
disposal of fecal matter deposited by the animal.
Guide dogs or other dogs which are assisting handicapped
persons and which are controlled by the use of a harness or
other restraint are exempt.
Hunt, trap, purse, capture, kill, intentionally disturb or
attempt to do, aid or assist in any of the foregoing, in any
manner, any wildlife of any description, either game or
otherwise, except as may be permitted by licensed trappers or
hunters within specially designated areas upon written approval
by the Director. This permit will be granted only when the
Council determines good administration of the park requires
trapping and/or hunting.
Carry onto, possess or discharge a shotgun, rifle, pistol,
air rifle, sling shot, air gun, archery equipment, firearms or
any other weapons or device that discharges projectiles either
by air, explosive substance or any other force. This shall not
apply to those law enforcement officers acting in their official
Possess any knife, hatchet or ax unless engaged in an
Throw, discharge or otherwise place or cause to be placed in
the waters of any fountain, pond, lake, creek, stream, river or
other body of water located in or adjacent to any park or any
tributary, stream, storm sewer or drain flowing into such waters
any substance, matter or thing, liquid or solid, which may
result in the pollution of such waters.
Litter, dump, deposit or leave any bottles, broken glass,
paper, boxes, cans, dirt, rubbish, garbage, refuse, trash or
other waste material anywhere within the park except in proper
receptacles designated for such purpose where these are
provided. Where receptacles are not provided, all such materials
shall be carried away from the park by the person responsible
for its presence and disposed of properly elsewhere.
Dispose of any material, which was not accumulated during
use of a park.
Offer, sell, distribute, deliver, service or rent any
equipment, material or commodity or otherwise engage in
commercial activity without written permission of the Director,
proof of insurance and be in compliance with Chapter 12 in the
Announce, advertise, post, display, distribute printed
materials or otherwise call the public's attention in any way in
any park or roads adjacent to any park without written
permission of the Director. The city does not prohibit the
distribution in parks of noncommercial handbills to persons
willing to accept them.
Build or erect a structure or memorial or engage in
construction or excavation activity without written permission
Mark, cut, remove, damage, destroy or deface any tree,
flower, shrub, turf, plant, rock or other natural object without
written permission of the Director.
Mark defaces, move, remove or damage a city structure,
facility, equipment, property, fixtures or appurtenances
Conduct or participate in an exhibition, competition,
demonstration or organized event without written permission of
Hit golf balls unless at an event approved by the Director.
Possess or use firecrackers or other pyrotechnical materials
without having first obtained a permit from the City.
Use any type of chain saw without written permission of the
Use a noise producing or amplifying device or otherwise
makes noise in a manner that peace and order are disturbed or
public inconvenience or annoyance is caused.
Endanger the safety of another person by any conduct or act.
Commit any assault, battery or engage in fighting.
Use threatening, abusive or insulting language or words.
Commit any disorder, immoral or illegal act.
Disobey a proper order of council, police officers, parks
and recreation employees, public work employees or authorized
Disobey, disregard or fail to comply with any rule or
regulation, warning, prohibition, instruction or direction given
by an authorized person, posted or displayed.
Depart or land a private or commercial airplane, helicopter
or hot air balloon on any park without written permission from
Swimming and Boating. It shall be unlawful to swim in
Elkhorn Lake. It is the intention of Section 19.01.14(1) to
limit the use of said lake to fishing, and the term "swim in" is
to be broadly construed so as to exclude any similar uses.
Boating is allowed on said lake when using only human power or
an electric trolling motor. Gas engines are not allowed on said
Fishing. It shall be unlawful to fish in said lake without a
valid Wisconsin Fishing License. It is understood that such use
shall be allowed only at the risk of the user.
Parking/Driving. It shall be unlawful to drive on or park
any type of motorized vehicle at any place upon that portion of
the lands, which are not paved, or on the walking path except
for authorized vehicles.
Drinking. It shall be unlawful to drink, use or possess
beer, malt liquor, wine or liquor upon the premise above
described without proper permit first obtained from the parks
and recreation director in the normal manner.
Closing. The entire area shall be closed to the public at
10:00pm and shall remain closed until 5:00am.