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20.12.010 Purpose of Establishing Prohibited Conduct.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinance 191311, effective July 7, 2023.)

The purposes of this Chapter include but are not limited to: preserve the Parks for the enjoyment, safety, comfort and convenience of the public; enhance the orderly administration and management of the Parks in accordance with the Bureau's management, operation and stewardship plans and policies; preserve, protect and prevent damages to cultural and natural resources and constructed physical improvements; and maintain a healthy natural ecosystem and support native wildlife. This Chapter prohibits conduct that unreasonably interferes with the administration and lawful uses of the Parks, by limiting or restricting uses on reasonable time, place and manner as identified within this Chapter. This Chapter is not to punish any person for prior conduct, but, rather, to provide civil and non-punitive regulations the Council finds necessary to prevent nuisances and to protect the health, welfare and safety of the public using the City’s Parks.  Any violation of the provisions of this Chapter is punishable in accordance with Section 1.01.140 of this Code.

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Ordinance 191311

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