15.0304 Applications for permits.

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The following conditions shall apply to permits:

(a) In general, permits shall be issued on a first-come, first-served basis; however, depending upon the activity and the park involved, the department may implement a lottery system when the number of requests exceeds the number of permits allowed.

(b) Persons 18 years of age or older may be eligible to secure permits. (c)Applications for permits shall be submitted in writing, on a form provided by the department, at least 2 working days in advance of the date of the planned activity. Applications shall be submitted to the department at: Department of Parks & Recreation American Samoa Government, P.O. Box 1268, Tafuna, American Samoa 96799

(d) Permit applications may be obtained between the hours of 7: 30 a.m. and 4: 00 p.m. on regular working days of the department, at the Department Office in Tafuna.

(e) Permits shall be nontransferable.

(f) Persons or organizations to whom permits are issued are bound by the permit conditions stipulated on or attached to the permit and any applicable federal and territorial laws, rules, and regulations.

(g) The size of the groups as well as the length of time any permit may be in effect may be limited by the director or his authorized representative.

(h) All payments of fees and charges shall be in cash, cashier’s check, certified cheek, postal money order, bank money order, or a check preprinted with the name of the applicant (organization or person) preprinted and drawn on a local bank. A fee of $5 will be charged for returned form nonpayment.

(i) Upon request, permittees shall show the permit to an authorized representative and to any law enforcement officer.

(j) There shall be reasonable limitations upon the number of permits issued to each applicant for every park location.

(k) Other terms and conditions deemed by the director necessary to carry out the provi¬sions of these rules, or any applicable federal or territorial statute, regulation, or rule.

History: Rule 17-87. eff 24 Dec 87. § 2.