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Ordinance No. 900


An Ordinance Amending Pomeroy Municipal Code Chapter 2.44


The city council of the city of Pomeroy do ordain as follows:


Section 1.    That a new section, 2.44.265 be added to the PMC 2.44 - Cemetery


     2.44.65  Etiquette


Section 1.  Recreational Activities Forbidden:  The Pomeroy City Cemetery shall not be used for recreational activities, such as sledding, biking, skiing, four- wheeling, or picnicking.  Additionally, no boisterous actions and loud music are allowed.  Those using property dedicated for City Cemetery use for inappropriate recreational activity may be penalized for violation of this code provision, and be subject to a fine of not to exceed $300.00 per day.


Section 2.  Dogs and horses shall not be allowed in the cemetery at any time.  Violators shall be subject to a fine of not to exceed $300.00 per day per animal.  This provision does not pertain to registered service animals.


Section 3.  Children must be supervised by adults at all times.


Section 4.  Camping of any type is not allowed in the cemetery.


Section 5.   Severability.   If any section, clause or phrase of this ordinance should be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of any other section, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance.


Section 6.   Effective date. This ordinance shall take effect five days after publication of the ordinance or a summary thereof in the East Washingtonian.


Passed by the city council in regular session, ______________





___________________________                       _________________________

G. Paul Miller, Mayor                                          Shaun Martin, Clerk/Treasurer


Date Published:

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