Chapter 12.05


12.05.010    Definitions.

12.05.010 Definitions.

In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

A. “Animal” means any mammal, bird, fish, reptile, amphibian or invertebrate, including wild and domesticated species, other than a human being.

B. “Camping” means the placement of any tent, temporary shelter or structure, blanket, cloth, or other sleeping implements on park property for the purpose of protection from the elements for any persons remaining in the park.

C. “Director” means the parks and recreation director.

D. “License” means a permit for more than a one-time event.

E. “Park” means any public park, recreation area or facility, playground area, trail or trailhead, golf course, or sports field within or outside the corporate limits of the town, owned, operated or maintained by the town as a public park, recreation area or facility, playground area, trail or trailhead, golf course, or sports field.

F. “Permit” means authority issued by the director granting a named person or persons permission to perform a specified activity in a park or any portion thereof.

G. “Pollution” means the contamination or other alteration of the physical, chemical or biological properties of park waters, including change in temperature, taste, color, turbidity or odor of the waters, or discharge of any liquid, gaseous, solid radioactive or other substance into any park waters as will or is likely to create a public nuisance or render park waters harmful, detrimental or injurious to public health, safety or welfare, or to domestic, recreational or other beneficial uses, or to wild animals, birds, fish or other aquatic life.

H. “Reservation” means authority issued by the director for named persons to use a park or any portion thereof for a specified time and purpose.

I. “Vehicle” means any wheeled conveyance, whether motor-powered, animal-drawn, or personally propelled, including any trailer in tow of any size, kind or description. Not included are baby carriages, vehicles in the service of the town, and vehicles authorized and properly equipped for emergency duties. [Ord. 2019-146 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2001-11; prior code § 15-1-1.]