Town Parks Local Law Number 2 Vehicles & Property Damage
Adopted March 8, 2000
This local law covers the issues of motorized vehicle use in the town parks and property damage in the town parks.
In addition to the above, all motor vehicles must be operated in conformance with all applicable vehicle and traffic law of New York State.
Motorized vehicles must remain in the parking areas. Any person that parks or drives a motorized vehicle on to the grass or playing areas will be in violation of this law.
No person shall damage, deface, remove or destroy any:
Or any other material or substance
No person shall operate or bring into any park or have in his or her possession control while within the park any power drive off-the-road or all-terrain vehicles, whether on:
Or a combination of the foregoing
No person shall remove or destroy any item owned by the town, such as:
Equipment, real or personal
Parking is only allowed in designated areas. All illegally parked vehicles may be towed at the owner's expense. Overnight parking is not allowed in the parks.
The parks are for the enjoyment and use of the residents of the Town of New Scotland and their guests.
The speed limit within the parks in 5 miles per hour.
The Town of New Scotland will not be responsible for loss, damage or theft to cars and their contents.
Any person convicted of a violation of the local law shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $250 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 15 days. Additionally, any person convicted of a violation of this local law may be responsible to compensate the town for damage to the park as a result of the violation. Any person convicted of a violation of the local law shall lose his or her privileges to use the parks for a period of 5 years.
Each violation of the Local Law is punishable as a separate offense.