Chapter 22.12
PICNICKING AND CAMPING

Sections:

22.12.010    Picnicking.

22.12.020    Camping--Areas.

22.12.030    Camping--Fees.

22.12.040    Camping--Vacating time.

22.12.050    Camping--Continuous occupancy.

22.12.060    Camping--Number of occupants.

22.12.070    Fires.

22.12.080    Park periods.

22.12.090    Rubbish.

22.12.100    Sanitation.

22.12.010 Picnicking.

Picnicking is prohibited in those areas designated by the parks division and posted as "No Picnicking" areas.

(Added Ord. 86-001, 3, February 12, 1986; Amended Ord. 93-066, Aug. 18, 1993, Eff date Aug. 28, 1993).

22.12.020 Camping--Areas.

No person shall camp in any county park except in areas specifically designated by the parks division and posted for such use.

(§ 15 of Res. adopted April 22, 1974; Amended Ord. 86-001, 2, February 12, 1986; Amended Ord. 93-066, Aug. 18, 1993, Eff date Aug. 28, 1993).

22.12.030 Camping--Fees.

Fees for the use of campsites are due and payable daily. The daily fee covers use of the facilities until the vacating time of the following day. Camping fees shall be set in accordance with SCC 22.04.050.

(§ 16 of Res. adopted April 22, 1974; Amended Ord. 98-076, § 14, Aug. 19, 1998, Eff date Aug. 31, 1998).

22.12.040 Camping--Vacating time.

Occupants shall vacate campsites by removing their personal property therefrom if the applicable use fee has not been paid or if the time limit for occupancy of the campsite has expired. Vacating time shall be 3:00 p.m. unless a different time is established for a park by the parks division.

(§ 17 of Res. adopted April 22, 1974; Amended Ord. 86-001, 2, February 12, 1986; Amended Ord. 93-066, Aug. 18, 1993, Eff date Aug. 28, 1993).

22.12.050 Camping--Continuous occupancy.

Continuous camping by the same person or persons shall be limited to 14 days in any thirty (30) day period for the park in which camping is taking place. The parks division, upon finding that conditions so warrant, may establish shorter or longer continuous occupancy limits for particular parks or park areas.

(§ 18 of Res. adopted April 22, 1974; Amended Ord. 86-001, § 2, February 12, 1986; Amended Ord. 93-066, Aug. 18, 1993, Eff date Aug. 28, 1993; Amended Ord. 98-076 § 15, Aug. 19, 1998, Eff date Aug. 31, 1998).

22.12.060 Camping--Number of occupants.

The maximum number of occupants allowed in a designated campsite shall be limited to eight (8) persons between the hours of 10pm to 6am.

(Added Ord. 98-076, § 16, Aug. 19, 1998, Eff date Aug. 31, 1998).

22.12.070 Fires.

No person shall build a fire in any county park except in areas specifically designated by the parks division and posted for such use; nor, within such permitted areas, shall any person build a fire except in a device provided by the parks division for such purpose or in a stove, charcoal brazier, or other device brought by such person which is reasonably capable of containing such fire.

(§ 19 of Res. adopted April 22, 1974; Amended Ord. 86-001, § 2, February 12, 1986; Amended Ord. 93-066, Aug. 18, 1993, Eff date Aug. 28, 1993; Amended Ord. 98-076, § 17, Aug. 19, 1998, Eff date Aug. 31, 1998).

22.12.080 Park periods.

The parks division may establish for each county park times and periods when it will be open or closed to the public, which times or periods as so established shall be posted at the entrance to such park. Where not so established, county parks shall be open daily from 6:00 a.m. until dusk. No person shall enter into or be present within any county park during the time it is closed except when camping in a designated campsite after having paid the applicable use fee.

(§ 20 of Res. adopted April 22, 1974; Amended Ord. 86-001, § 2, February 12, 1986; Amended Ord. 93-066, Aug. 18, 1993, Eff date Aug. 28, 1993; Amended Ord. 98-076, § 18, Aug. 19, 1998, Eff date Aug. 31, 1998).

22.12.090 Rubbish.

No person shall leave, deposit, drop or scatter any bottles, broken glass, ashes, paper, cans or other rubbish, litter or refuse in any county park except in a garbage can or other receptacle designated for such purposes; nor shall any person deposit household or commercial garbage, refuse, waste, or rubbish, which is brought as such from any private property, in any garbage can or other receptacle located within a county park.

(§ 21 of Res. adopted April 22, 1974; Amended Ord. 98-076, § 19, Aug. 19, 1998, Eff date Aug. 31, 1998).

22.12.100 Sanitation.

No person shall in any county park, drain, or dump refuse or waste from any trailer, camper or motor vehicle, except in designated disposal areas or receptacles.

(§ 22 of Res. adopted April 22, 1974; Amended Ord. 98-076, § 20, Aug. 19, 1998, Eff date Aug. 31, 1998).