CITY OF MIAMI - DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION RULES AND REGULATIONS ORDINANCE NO. 7999
1. All Facilities are rented on a "first-come, first-served" basis, according to a priority list scheduling and are to be used, along with equipment, for the purpose for which they were designed. No physical changes in facility layout are permitted.
2.The Permittee will be held responsible for the conduct of each individual within the group. Profanity and gambling will not be allowed.
3. Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages within park limits is prohibited.
4. Vehicles are allowed only in those parks whereroadwaysare provided,and such vehicles must stay on paved roadways and park only in those areas provided and designated for vehicle parking.
5. The Permittee shall assume all risk in the use of the facility and shall be solely responsible and answerable in damage for all accidents and injury to person or property.
6. The Permittee shall be called upon to reimburse the City of Miami for any damage to buildings, ground, equipment or property thereon.
7. Permits are non-transferable and are good only on date specified.
8. The permit must be present at facility each time it is in use and must be shown to any authorized official or Park Employee upon request.
9. During inclement weather, or for any reason, the facility is deemed unusable by the park staff or other authorized City representative, the permission granted by such permit will be suspended.
10. If the facility is scheduled but not used, the applicant should report this to the Park Office well in advance, so the facility may be re- scheduled for use by others.
11. Picnicking without fires may be done in an area where it will not interfere with other Park activities. Fires are only permitted in park grills and charcoal is the only fuel permitted. The grills and picnic facilities are for family and group picnics. Uses of these facilities as a "free-kitchen", "soup-line", restaurant, or similar activity is expressly prohibited.
12. No speeches or demonstrations, exhibitions, concerts, parades, dances or similar activity shall be allowed in any park unless a permit is obtained in advance from the Director if the Department of Parks and Recreation. Such permit shall define the nature of activity and set forth limitations as to hours, attendance, and equipment to be used, along with any other restrictions deemed necessary.
The following conditions apply throughout; however, they relate primarily to camping requests:
1. The City has no facility for trailers, campers and similar wheeled vehicles in any City park. Facilities for overnight camping in tents or on the ground are available for non-profit groups, such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
2. Fountains are provided to provide drinking water. Use of water fountains for bathing, washing or cleaning cooking utensils is prohibited.
3. Swimming is not permitted in any other water, in or immediately adjacent to any park area, except City pools.
4. Fishing is not permitted in any park waters.
5. Fires are only permitted in those parks, which have grills and designated fireplaces; charcoal is the only fuel permitted.
The Permittee shall observe, obey and comply with these rules and regulations as well as all applicable City, County, Federal Laws, Rules and Regulations. Failure to abide by these rules will cause permit to become null and void immediately.
City of Miami Parks and Trust activities take precedence over any other permit.
ANY INFRACTION OF THE ABOVE RULES AND REGULATIONS OR OTHER MISUSE OF CITY PROPERTY WILL BE CONSIDERED CAUSE FOR REVOCATION OF PERMIT.