Chapter 11.04
POPE MARINE BUILDING USE REGULATIONS AND CHARGES1

Sections:

11.04.010    General use regulations.

11.04.020    Fees.

11.04.010 General use regulations.

It is the intention of this chapter to maximize the use of the Pope Marine Building (sometimes referred to as “the facility” for convenience) on a “first-come, first-served” basis, with priority being given to city of Port Townsend residents and official city government uses. This chapter is also intended to encourage use of the facility by the visual and performing arts, and to allow for certain recurring uses of the facility by local organizations.

To ensure that the Pope Marine Building is used in a manner consistent with these intentions, the following general use regulations shall be applicable to users of the Pope Marine Building:

A. City government, and organizations based in Port Townsend, and individuals with proof of residence in Port Townsend may reserve the facility up to one year in advance of the proposed date of use. This category includes official government uses and government-sponsored special public events, which in the event of a scheduling conflict shall take priority.

B. Use of the facility for the visual and performing arts is encouraged.

C. Organizations based outside Port Townsend and individuals not residing in Port Townsend may reserve the facility up to 90 days in advance of the proposed date of use.

D. The facility may be reserved for no more than three consecutive days and for no more than six days per reservation; provided, however, that upon approval by the city manager or by the council as a whole, reservations beyond three consecutive days or for more than six days per reservation may be allowed under such terms and conditions as approved by the city manager or city council.

E. The facility is hereby reserved for the use of the Wooden Boat Foundation during the Wooden Boat Festival each September and during the Youth Sea Symposium each June; provided, however, that this right must be exercised no less than 90 days in advance of each such annual use; and provided further, that the limitations on length of use imposed in subsection D of this section do not apply to such uses by the Wooden Boat Foundation.

F. The facility may be occupied by no more than 78 people. The party reserving the facility shall be financially liable for any and all damages to the facility, any fines imposed for excess occupancy of the facility, and for any cleaning or other charge which may be levied for failure to leave the facility as clean or cleaner than when the use pursuant to the reservation commenced.

G. The public works director, in consultation with the park and recreation advisory board, is hereby authorized to develop additional rules and regulations regarding the facility. (Ord. 2965 § 1, 2008; Ord. 2872 § 1, 2004; Ord. 2811 § 1, 2002; Ord. 2636 § 1, 1998; Ord. 2470 § 1, 1995; Ord. 2403 § 1, 1994. Formerly 3.37.010).

11.04.020 Fees.

Fees and permit requirements may be established from time to time by resolution of the city council. (Ord. 2965 § 1, 2008; Ord. 2872 § 1, 2004; Ord. 2727 § 1, 1999; Ord. 2403 § 1, 1994. Formerly 3.37.020).


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Code reviser’s note: Ord. 2965 recodified Chapter 3.37 PTMC to Chapter 11.04 PTMC.