ToC
62-71

Operational Requirements

(a)        Hours of operation

All waterfront public access areas shall be open to the public at the times indicated in the table in this Section, except when required to be closed for repairs, and for no more than one day each year in order to preserve the private ownership of such area, as set forth in the maintenance and operation agreement required pursuant to Section 62-74 (Requirements for Recordation).

HOURS OF OPERATION FOR WATERFRONT PUBLIC ACCESS AREAS

Districts

April 15 to October 31

November 1 to April 14

Zoning lots containing predominantly community facility uses in:

R3 R4 R5

C1 or C2 in R3 thru R5

C3 C4-1 C8

M1 M2 M3

Dawn to dusk*

Dawn to dusk*

Zoning lots containing predominantly commercial uses in all districts

Dawn to dusk or business closing, whichever is later**

Dawn to dusk or

business closing, whichever is later**

All other zoning lots providing waterfront public access areas

6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.

7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

*        Dawn shall be defined as one half hour before sunrise, and dusk shall be defined as one half hour after sunset

**        Waterfront public access areas on zoning lots containing predominantly commercial uses shall not be required to be open to the public beyond 10 P.M. from April 15th to October 31st and 8 P.M. from November 1st to April 14th

(b)        Rules of conduct

Rules of conduct for the waterfront public access area shall be established with the Department of Parks and Recreation and set forth in the maintenance and operation agreement as required pursuant to Section 62-74. Such rules of conduct shall not prohibit typical promenade activities consistent with public enjoyment of the waterfront, such as walking, jogging, sitting or reclining, gathering in small groups, or consumption of food or non-alcoholic beverages.

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