General Regulations Detail M - P
- Missiles & Crafts
- Motorized Vehicles Use
- Natural & Cultural Resources
- Natural Resources Collection
- Natural Resources Protection
- Passing on Trails
- Property Damage & Vandalism
C.27. Missiles and Crafts
It shall be unlawful to throw, discharge or launch any type of missiles or operate any type of remote controlled, self-powered rocket, missile or craft from or on Open Space lands and waters.
It shall be unlawful to launch or land any piloted aircraft, including but not limited to, helicopters, airplanes, ultralights, gliders, hang gliders, paragliders or hot air balloons on Open Space lands unless authorized.
C.18. Motorized Vehicles Use
It shall be unlawful to operate any motorized vehicle on Open Space lands except on designated public roadways.
C.6. Destruction of Natural/Cultural Resources
It shall be unlawful to deface, damage, or in any other way vandalize any vegetation, rock, or any object of archaeological, biological, geological, or historical interest on Open Space lands.
C.7. Collection of Natural Resources
It shall be unlawful to take, collect, gather, or possess any animal, vegetation, rock, wood or any other object on Open Space lands.
C.5. Natural Resources Protection Closure
It shall be unlawful to enter, use or occupy Open Space lands, or any portion thereof, during the time such Open Space lands, or any portions thereof, are designated as Sensitive Areas, seasonal closures, wildlife protection closures, refuges, or other protected areas.
C.26. Unreasonable Noise
It shall be unlawful to use sound amplification devices on Open Space lands or permit unreasonably loud noises that would disturb others.
It shall be unlawful to cause a public inconvenience or alarm by making unreasonably loud noises during camping quiet hours from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
It shall be unlawful to park bicycles, vehicles or trailers on Open Space lands where prohibited or in such a manner as to create a hazard or to obstruct vehicular, pedestrian, equestrian or bicycle traffic or damage natural resources.
It shall be unlawful for a vehicle and/or trailer to be parked in a handicapped parking space on Open Space lands unless said vehicle and/or trailer displays a valid State-issued handicap license plate or tag.
It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle and/or trailer on any Open Space lands in such a manner that obstructs access to emergency vehicles and/or equipment.
C.25. Passing on Trails
Yielding Order: Yielding means, when passing from any direction, all trail users must give the right-of-way to equestrians; bicyclists and other wheeled users (except wheelchair users) must also give the right-of-way to pedestrians.
Passing On Natural Surface Trails: At no less than fifteen (15) feet of approaching other trail users from any direction, slow to a speed comparable to the trail user being passed, communicate and gain their attention. Pass safely, single file and when oncoming traffic is clear. Stop when necessary to allow safe passage.
Passing on Concrete Trails, Asphalt Trails Or Posted Service Roads That Serve As Natural Surface Trails: When passing other trail users from behind, slow to a safe speed, communicate and gain the attention of the user being passed. Pass safely, single file and on the left when oncoming traffic is clear. Stop when necessary to allow safe passage. Obey posted speed limits.
All pets must be on a leash and under physical control on Open Space lands. “Leash” means a strap, cord, or chain and shall not exceed ten (10) feet in length.
It shall be unlawful for any person not physically present on Open Space lands to have any pet under their custody, control, or ownership run freely upon said lands.
It shall be unlawful for any person on Open Space lands to fail to pick-up and dispose of pet excrement deposited by any pet under their custody, control, or ownership in a waste receptacle.
C.13. Damage of Property/Vandalism
It shall be unlawful to remove, destroy, deface, damage or in any other way vandalize any amenity, facility, building, structure, poster, sign or marker on Open Space lands.