City of Giddings, Texas 

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PARK RULES - ORDINANCE NO.706

1.  HOURS             5 AM-11PM

2.  PROHIBITED    Destruction to Plants, Trees, and Park Property
                               Climbing backstops, fences, trees
                               Gathering firewood
                               Motorized vehicles (exception: vehicles for handicapped)
                               Possession/Use of Firearms, Alcohol
                               Smoking, including “E-Vapor Cigarettes”
                               Littering
                               Loud music
                              Skateboarding / bicycling on courts or pavilion areas
                              Pond Area: no swimming, no boating, no wading
                              Keep animals restrained on leash
                              Dog waste must be cleaned up, placed in sealed bag, & then placed in trash receptacle
                              No Piñatas
                              No Moon-Walk or similar devices
                              No skateboarding and bicycling on tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts or
                              pavilion areas

3.   ADDITIONAL RULES                             
                             Pond Area: Bank Fishing only
                            Clean-up Animal Waste
                            Cooking allowed in park grills only
                            To participate or engage in any activity that will create danger to the public or considered a 
                             public nuisance
                            All courts, fields, equipment and pavilions MUST be used for their intended purposes ONLY  
                            Private Vendors shall not be permitted without prior written authority from the city manager

4.  REQUIREMENTS FOR ORGANIZATIONS (organized sports/league play) USING FACILITIES
Shall be required to fill out a “Facility Use Agreement” with the City Secretary, which contains the duties and responsibilities of the parties (includes Golf Course):
  • Non-profit organization serving and operating exclusively for amateur sports competition
  • Reservations must be reserved through the city secretary and approved by city manager; follow ALL policies and procedures
  • Provide copy of board members, contact information, and schedules
  • Provide copy of certificate of insurance listing the city as an additional insured, with minimum amount of coverage of $1,000,000.00 combined single limit per occurrence.
  • NO PRACTICE AND/OR GAMES MAY BE PLAYED UNTIL AN ACCEPTABLE PROOF OF INSURANCE HAVE BEEN RECEIVED BY THE CITY SECRETARY.
                                   
5. PAVILION RESERVATION FOR GROUP ACTIVITIES – SIMMANG NORTHWEST PARK
Reservations for pavilion at Simmang Northwest Park shall be made in person at City Hall with the Utility Billing Clerk.
RESERVATIONS   (3 hour time limit)
 
6. PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF CODE; CONTINUING VIOLATIONS
                           Shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $500

                       

(Ordinance #706 and “Facility Use Agreement” can be found on the City of Giddings website @ – www.giddings.net )

 

Emergency Phone Numbers: 911
Giddings Police Department: (979) 540-2700

 

 


 
 

                              

Giddings City Hall 118 East Richmond - Phone (979) 540-2710