City of Colwich

Park Rules and Hours

Park Hours: City park recreational and picnic facilities will be closed to the public from 12:00 midnight to 5:00 a.m. daily, except for special events as approved by the City Council.

Vehicle Regulations: Operating a motorized vehicle within any City park except on roads, drives and parking areas is strictly prohibited. All licensed motorized vehicles are to be operated in a safe and prudent manner at all times.

Parking: Parking may only be in the areas designated.

Speed Limit: Vehicles in any park area may not exceed a speed limit in excess of 20 m.p.h.

Fires: All fires are to be contained in the ovens, stoves, or grills provided for that purpose by the city, and must be extinguished immediately after use thereof.

Hunting: Hunting is prohibited at any time while in any city park.

Weapons: It is unlawful for any person to carry or have in their possession any firearm or dangerous weapon or to shoot or discharge within the limits of any city park.

Camping Prohibited: Overnight camping is prohibited in city parks except where posted.

Sanitation: All waste material, paper, trash rubbish, tin cans, bottles, containers, garbage and refuse of any kind whatsoever shall be deposited in disposal containers provided for such purposes.

Alcoholic & Cereal Malt Beverages: It shall be unlawful to use, consume or have on the premises of any park any alcoholic liquor or cereal malt beverage without a permit obtained from the city clerk’s office and adheres to all rules and regulations concerning alcohol.

Preservation of Natural State: It is unlawful for any person, except duly authorized city employees, to take, injure, or disturb any live or dead tree, plant, shrub, or flower, or otherwise interfere with the natural state of city parks.

Swimming, Bathing, Wading, Skating or Use of a Vessel: Swimming, bathing, wading, skating, or the use of vessels in the City’s pond is prohibited except in designated areas, with city approval.

Fireworks in the Park: The discharging of fireworks in the city park areas will be in compliance with the existing city laws and in designated areas only.


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ORDINANCE NO 703

The Council at their meeting on Monday, March 19th adopted Ordinance No. 703 upholding the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approving the special use permit for an in-home daycare as a home occupation for Alicia Whited at 510 Homestead Dr. To read the full text of the Ordinance click on: Ordinance No. 703.

ORDINANCE NO 704

The Council at their meeting on Monday, March 19th adopted Ordinance No. 704 upholding the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approving the amending of the comprehensive plan. To read the full text of the Ordinance click on: Ordinance No. 704.

ORDINANCE NO 705

The Council at their meeting on Monday, March 19th adopted Ordinance No. 705 upholding the recommendation of the Planning Commission and amending the the zoning regulations as they pertain to swimming pools. To read the full text of the Ordinance click on: Ordinance No. 705.

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

The City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday April, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Administrative Center 310 S. 2nd St. Click on the date to see the agenda for this meeting.

CANDIDATE FILING FOR NOVEMBER ELECTION

There are two open Council and the Mayor’s seats open for election in November, 2018. The filing deadline is June 1, 2018 by noon. If interested you MUST file at the Sedgwick County Election Office at 510 N Main, Wichita.