Chapter 8.45


8.45.010    Rules and regulations.

8.45.010 Rules and regulations.

A. Overnight camping is by permit only and is limited to a maximum of 15 consecutive nights in any 20-day period.

B. Maximum per site: eight people.

C. Fees and Reservations. Fees are $15.00 per night plus a $5.00 check-in/check-out fee, with a two-night minimum. Visitors and campers shall pay all applicable fees within 10 days of reservation confirmation. If check-in date is less than 10 days, fees are due immediately. You must be at least 18 years old to make park reservations. First come, first serve campers shall pay all applicable fees upon entering the park. In all cases, however, no person shall leave the park without paying all applicable fees. (Fifteen to 20 minutes is allowed to view the park without charge.) A five-day advance cancellation notice is required for camping deposit refunds.

D. Vehicles may only be parked in authorized parking areas. Day-use visitors may not park in the camping area. Abandoned vehicles, or those not parked in authorized areas, may be towed at the owner’s expense.

E. Campers may check in at or after 2:00 p.m. and must check out by 12:00 p.m. on the day of departure. The numbered receipt must remain on the dash of your vehicle in plain sight at all times while in the city park. Failure to show receipt will result in a fine.

F. At all hours, especially during quiet hours (10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.), campers shall respect the rights of others to peace and quiet.

G. No dumping of grey or black water allowed at site.

H. Campfires are not permitted.

I. Alcoholic beverages and tobacco are prohibited.

J. Removal of all debris and garbage is required. All bottles, cans, ashes, waste, paper, garbage, and other rubbish shall be placed in proper designated receptacles. Park receptacles are to be used by RV users generated at the park only.

K. Fireworks are prohibited. Possession, discharge or the causing to be discharged of any firecrackers, explosives, rockets, fireworks or other substances which could be harmful to park visitors, neighbors or resources is prohibited.

L. Motorized vehicles are only allowed on designated roads and must travel at speeds of 10 miles per hour or less.

M. Weapons shall not be discharged at any time. No person within the park area shall possess any loaded firearm or discharge any firearm, pellet gun, bow and arrow, slingshot or other weapon capable of injuring any person or wildlife.

N. Pets are allowed on a leash only. Owners are responsible for picking up their pet’s waste immediately after each occurrence.

O. Operation of concessions is not allowed.

P. Vandalism or removal of any flora, fauna or park structures is prohibited.

Q. All park users should take precautions to safeguard their personal property. The city will not be responsible for lost, stolen or damaged property, or for the personal safety of campers or other visitors. Call 911 in case of an emergency.

R. In addition to these rules and regulations, visitors and campers at the park shall obey all federal and state statutes, administrative rules and regulations, county/city ordinances, orders, resolutions, rules and regulations.

S. Violation – Penalty. A violation of any provision of this chapter upon conviction will result in a fine not to exceed $500.00. Failure to purchase a camping ticket may result in a fine of $50.00 upon conviction.

Failure to abide by all federal and state rules and regulations may result in penalties under state and federal law.

Any vehicles found to be in violation of this chapter or any state and federal rules may be impounded by the securement or removal to impound facilities. In such case it will be the responsibility of the owner of said vehicle to satisfy all fines that may result from the violation, and impoundment and storage fees, in full before the vehicle is released to the owner’s custody. (Ord. 1059 §§ 1 – 19, 2013)