City of Hampton, Virginia
Ordinance - Coded
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, VA 23669
Enactment Number: 10-0008
Ordinance to amend and reenact
Chapter 26, Parks and Recreation, Article I, In General, Section 26-4
Responsibilities of the Director of Parks and Recreation, and Article II,
Regulations Governing Parks and Recreation Areas Generally, Section 26-26
Reservation of Areas for Use by Specific Individuals or Groups, to clarify
the authority to establish fees for the use of recreational facilities and
services and to delete language referencing picnic shelter fees as those are
specified along with other Parks and Recreation fees in the Budget
Article I. In General
Sec. 26-4. - Responsibilities of the director
of parks and recreation.
The director of parks and recreation shall be charged with the care,
supervision, management and maintenance of all public parks, public
playgrounds, public beaches, public recreation areas and such other areas
belonging to the city or its agencies as may be directed by the city manager The
director of parks and recreation shall formulate, supervise and control the
recreational programs sponsored or put on by the city.
The director of parks and recreation shall be responsible for the
supervision and control of athletic leagues which are recognized or sponsored
by the city, for the promotion and formulation of public recreational
entertainment programs for the people of the city and generally for the
encouragement and provision of public recreation for the welfare of all the
people of the city.
The director of parks and recreation shall also be authorized to adopt
rules and regulations in order to provide for the public health, safety and
welfare of the citizens of the city in the areas under his supervision,
authority and control, and to establish fees for use of the facilities and
services for which he has responsibility.
Article II. Regulations Governing Parks and Recreation Areas
Sec. 26-26. - Reservation of areas for use by
specific individuals or groups.
(a) In order to provide for
the orderly use of public parks and recreation areas, the director of parks and
recreation is hereby granted the authority to reserve certain areas, such as
picnic shelters and ball fields, for use by specific individuals or groups of
individuals for such periods of time as he shall deem proper.
(b) No person
shall, after having been advised that an area has been reserved pursuant to
this section, use or occupy such area during the time of such reservation,
unless he is a member of the group for which the area is reserved.
This ordinance shall be effective on
and after July 1, 2010.
Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the
City of Hampton, Virginia held on May 12, 2010.
Signed by ____________________________ Date
Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________
Katherine K. Glass
Clerk of the Council