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Park Rules

These rules are not all inclusive or exhaustive, but exemplary of the general conditions under which City of Prosser parks may be used and the responsibility expected of users. The rules may be revised, supplemented or otherwise adjusted as circumstances and the judgment of the Parks and Recreation Department dictate.

  

 

THANK YOU for your cooperation. It is our sincere hope that the time spent in our parks is an enjoyable one!

 

RULES:

  • Vehicles are not allowed on the grass at any time. If you have items that need to be delivered to the shelter, use a wagon or wheeled hand-cart. The City cannot accommodate overnight storage of equipment and/or supplies.
  • Loud noise or disturbances are not permitted in City Parks.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in City Parks.
  • No camping or camp fires are permitted in City Parks.
  • No weapons are allowed in City Parks unless permitted by State or Federal Law.
  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must be present for the entire event. The person signing the reservation form (signatory) will be considered the responsible party and is responsible for assuring compliance with all City policies and for any issues during the event. The renter/signatory will be held responsible for reimbursing the City for the cost of any damage to park property resulting from the rental/event. All minors must have adequate adult supervision.
  • All rentals are subject to staff approval. The City reserves the right to deny any facility use request at the City's discretion.
  • Rentals and/or events with attendance of 150+ people requiring special insurance, permits, and/or affect typical use of the parks, open space/trails, or sidewalks will require a Special Event policy to be followed.
  • If you witness any vandalism, damage to park property or have any conflicts with park users, call the Prosser Police Department 509-786-2112
  • Groups using the parks for their specifically requested time must vacate the shelter and immediate area at the end of such time.
  • At events conclusion, these tasks are the responsibility of the renter/signatory:
        •    Remove and dispose of any items brought into the area/shelter.
        •    Deposit all bottles, cans, cups, paper products, and other refuse in trash cans.
        •    Wipe-up spills and debris on picnic tables.
        •    Assure the area is left in as good or better condition than found upon arrival.
  • Individuals or groups found in violation of established rules and regulations pertaining to rentals may be suspended from use of the parks/shelter and/or participation in future programs.          Refunds will not be granted when rentals/events are interrupted by policy violations.
  • It is understood that the area(s) reserved are outdoors; the City has no control over weather conditions that might occur. There are no refunds due to inclement weather.
  • To maintain the family atmosphere of our parks, promoters, bands, musicians and performers must abide by all applicable Prosser Municipal Codes and laws. Volume not maintained at            acceptable levels and/or inappropriate language used in a public setting as determined by City staff, may result in the immediate shut down of the event.

 

NOISE LEVELS IN CITY PARKS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO EXCEED THE MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE NOISE LEVEL SET FORTH IN PMC 8.50.060. IF YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE AMPLIFIED SOUND PLEASE READ THE ABOVE REFERENCED CODE.