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File #: 2022-0369    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 5/13/2022 In control: Committee on Urban Recreation
On agenda: 5/16/2022 Final action: 5/31/2022
Enactment date: 5/31/2022 Enactment #: 16
Effective date: 5/31/2022    
Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Four Public Places and Property, Article XI Parks and Playgrounds, Chapter 473 Use Regulations, Section 473.04 Recreational Activities by adding language that updates camping regulation in City parks.?
Sponsors: Bobby Wilson
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 04 - PUBLIC PLACES
Title
Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Four Public Places and Property, Article XI Parks and Playgrounds, Chapter 473 Use Regulations, Section 473.04 Recreational Activities by adding language that updates camping regulation in City parks.?

Body
The Council of the Pittsburgh City Council hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh City Code, Title Four Public Places and Property, Article XI Parks and Playgrounds, Chapter 473 Use Regulations, Section 473.04 Recreational Activities is hereby amended as follows:
? 473.04 RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES.
(a) Bathing and swimming.
(1) Designated areas. No person in a park shall swim, bathe or wade in any waters or waterways in or adjacent to any park, except in waters and at places as are provided therefor, and in compliance with the regulations as are herein set forth or may be hereafter adopted. Nor shall any person frequent any waters or places customarily designated for the purpose of swimming or bathing, or congregate thereat when the activity is prohibited by the Director of Parks and Recreation upon a finding that the use of the water would be dangerous or otherwise inadvisable.
(2) Certain hours. No person in a park shall frequent any waters or places designated for the purpose of swimming or bathing, or congregate thereat, except between the hours of the day as shall be designated by the Director for purposes for each individual area.
(b) Boating.
(1) Designated areas. No person in a park shall bring into or operate any boat, raft, or other water craft, whether motor-powered or not, upon any waters, except at places designated for boating by the Director. The activity shall be in accordance with applicable regulations as are now or may hereafter be adopted.
(c) Picnics.
(1) Duty of picnicker. No person in a park shall leave a picnic area before the fire is completely extinguished and before all trash in the nature of boxes, papers, cans, bottles, garbage and other re...

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