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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Park Police

Clark County Code Related to Parks and Park Facilities

Below is a selection of regulations to be aware of related to use of Clark County parks and park facilities.

Clark County Code 19.04.060, Establishment, posting of rules and regulations. 

 Off Road Travel

No motor vehicles are permitted off of roadways or parking lots. Bicycle and moped operators will adhere to all motor vehicle regulations. 

 Park Hours

Park hours are from 0600hrs to 2300hrs. Any person (except Law Enforcement) found in a county park after closing is subject to a citation or arrest.

 Unlawful Camping

Overnight camping in a county park is prohibited. Park hours are 0600hrs to 2300hrs.

 Prohibited Drinking

Consumption of alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited, except in designated picnic areas. It is prohibited to consume alcohol in parking lots, on roadways, in swimming pools, athletic fields, and at youth events. Glass bottles are also prohibited.

 Overnight Parking Prohibited

Any vehicle left overnight in any county park is subject to a citation and may be towed.

 Concealed Weapons

It is unlawful, within the unincorporated area of Clark County, for any person to carry upon his person a concealed weapon of any description, including a knife with a blade of three inches or more, a gun, a pistol, revolver or other firearm, capable of being concealed, without first receiving written permission therefore from the sheriff. (Misdemeanor)

 Possession Of Firearm In County Park

Whether registered or not, it is unlawful for any person to possess a firearm in a county park. Additionally, no person shall carry, possess, or discharge firearms, firecrackers, rockets, torpedoes, or other fireworks, slingshots, boomerangs, or possess martial arts paraphernalia in a county park.

 Possession of Bludgeoning Device

It is unlawful, within the unincorporated area of Clark County, for any person, except a peace officer, to carry or possess any mace, numb-chuck, truncheon or other bludgeoning weapon or device capable of inflicting grievous bodily harm, without first having received written permission to possess the same from the sheriff. (Misdemeanor)

 Clark County Code 12.29.020

 Prohibited Conduct at Athletic Events


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
It is unlawful for an attendee of an athletic event, within the unincorporated areas of Clark County, to engage or attempt to engage in any of the following acts:
  1. Interfere with, disrupt or interrupt an athletic event;
  2. Throw or propel any article, including cups, bottles, ice, glass or receptacles at participants or officials who are conducting the athletic event;
  3. Discharge any firework or firecracker on the premises of the athletic event;
  4. To enter the area of the athletic event while it is in progress;
  5. To engage in any physical altercation with participants, officials during or after the event;
  6. To injure any person or injure or destroy any property where an athletic event is held;
  7. To possess or drink any alcohol at an event, parking lots, or field areas.

Clark County Code 12.32.020
 Vagrancy: Unlawful Acts It is unlawful for any person to loiter in or about any toilet open to the public for the purposes of engaging in or soliciting any lewd or lascivious or unlawful act, or to sleep on any street or public ground (park).