ORDINANCE NO. 09-11(1)

 

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REORDAIN CHAPTER 11, PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES, BY AMENDING ARTICLE I IN GENERAL, DIVISION 1 PARKS GENERALLY.

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Albemarle, Virginia, that Chapter 11, Parks and Recreation Facilities, is hereby amended and reordained by amending Article I In General, Division 1 Parks Generally, Section 11-105 Fees.

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

DIVISION 1.  PARKS GENERALLY

Sec. 11-105 Fees.

A.        The board of supervisors shall, from time to time by resolution, establish fees for daily and seasonal passes for entry to and use of parks, recreational areas and swimming facilities under the county’s jurisdiction.  The board of supervisors shall hold a public hearing to receive public comment on any proposed fee changes.  Ten days’ public Public notice and a public hearing shall be provided for such public hearing at least ten days prior to the hearing date all fee changes.  A copy of the adopted fee schedule shall be posted in the park at points where such fees are to be collected.

 

B.         Fees for programs or activities, and the rental of county-owned property, to include but not limited to boats and picnic shelters, shall be established by the county executive or his designee.  Season passes will be honored from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. The director of parks and recreation shall maintain a schedule of established fees.

 

C.         No fee will be charged for picnic shelter reservations during the period that park entry fees are being charged.  Shelters must be reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations and payment of fees for the use of reserved picnic shelters shall be made in advance of such use under procedures established by the director of parks and recreation or his designee.  Any picnic shelter that is not marked as reserved shall be available at no charge on a first come, first served basis. 

 

D.        A copy of the fee schedule shall be posted at points where such fees are to be collected.

 

E.         Notwithstanding paragraph A, above, fees for rental of county-owned boats and recreation programs or activities shall be established by the direct of parks and recreation.

 

DF.      No person shall be permitted to use such facilities for which fees are charged without first paying the fee.

 

EG.      Fees may be suspended by order of the county executive or his designee for good cause.

 

FH.      No fees paid for under paragraphs A and B, above, daily park entry or season passes shall be refunded without the approval of the director of parks and recreation or his designee.  Daily park passes and season passes Passes issued upon payment of such fees shall not be transferable to any other person.

 

(4-20-72; 5-15-75; 4-21-76; 4-12-78; 6-17-81; 4-14-83; 5-7-86; 4-13-88; Code 1988, § 14-11; Ord. 98-A(1), 8-5-98)

 

State law reference—Va. Code § 15.2-1806

 

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