Park Rules and Regulations: Chapter III – Protection of the Park
Section 1 – Removal or Destruction of Property
a. No person shall remove any property, or part thereof, which is owned, leased, managed, or otherwise controlled by the Park District, from its location in a park.
b. No person shall write upon, cut, mutilate, deface or damage in any manner any building, equipment, or other property, or part thereof which is owned, leased, or otherwise controlled by the Park District.
Section 2 – Removal or Destruction of Natural Resources
a. No person shall dig, move, or carry away any rock, stone, sod, sand, earth, tree, wood, shrub, plant, flower or nut or other seed in a park, except during Park District supervised events where permission has been granted.
b. No person shall trample upon, injure, destroy, break, cut, chop or deface in any manner any stone, tree, shrub, plant or flower in a park, except during Park District supervised events where permission has been granted.
Section 3 – Protection of Animals
a. No person within the confines of a park shall hunt, pursue with dogs, trap, remove, feed or in any other way abuse, molest, injure, pursue or destroy any wild bird or animal found within the confines of a park, or rob or molest any bird nest, or take the eggs of any bird, except fishing shall be permitted as provided by Chapter II, Section 8, Paragraphs a, b and c.
b. No person shall move, injure or destroy any bird nest or eggs or any animal habitation in a park.
Section 4 – Deposit of Materials and Release of Animals
a. No person shall deposit or discard in or adjacent to a park any paper, garbage, fireplace or stove ashes, refuse, or other noxious or waste material, other than in receptacles provided for the disposal of such materials.
b. No person shall bring into a park any garbage, ashes, refuse, grass clippings, yard debris, or other noxious or waste materials, organic or non-organic, and deposit or discard the same in or adjacent to a park.
c. No person shall, while in a park, discharge, throw, drop, or cause to flow, into park waters any noxious or deleterious substance, either solid or liquid, which renders such waters harmful or inimical to the public health or animal life.
d. No person shall bring onto Park District property a non-domestic animal or release or abandon any animal, domestic or wild.
Section 5 – Erecting and Attaching Signs
No person shall erect any sign in a park or attach any sign to property owned, leased, or otherwise controlled by the Park District, nor shall any person display any placard, notice, advertisement, circular, banner, or statement of any kind in a park other than on a vehicle. This section shall not apply to any signs erected by the Park District or any sign, placard, advertisement, circular, banner, or statement of any kind erected, attached or displayed pursuant to the authorization of a written permit issued by the Park District.