Franklin Park Mall Code of Conduct

Franklin Park Mall, including its buildings, roadways and parking areas, is private property. We have set forth the following Code of Conduct to protect the property’s legitimate business interests and provide you with the best shopping experience possible. By refraining from the activities listed below, together we can achieve a safe, secure, and pleasant shopping environment for all patrons. Your cooperation in complying with the following rules of conduct is greatly appreciated:
  1. Guests age 17 and under are required to be accompanied by and remain with a parent or legal guardian at all times after 3 pm on Fridays and Saturdays (unless coming from or going to employment at the Mall). Proof of age will be required for the youth and supervising adult. Those who fail to produce proper identification will be asked to leave the property. Identification must include a photograph, date of birth and be tamper proof. Supervising adult may accompany up to 6 youths. Supervising adult must remain with the youth at all times, and is responsible for the actions of the youth they accompany.
  2. The use of obscene language, obscene gestures, or racial, religious or ethnic slurs is prohibited.
  3. Behavior that is disorderly, disruptive or that endangers others is prohibited.
  4. Defacing, damaging or destroying any property is prohibited.
  5. Littering is prohibited.
  6. Running, skating, skateboarding, hoverboards bicycling and all other forms of “horse play”, loitering, obstructing or interfering with the free flow of customer traffic are prohibited.
  7. Fighting, harassment, shouting, offending others, sexually explicit language, or provoking confrontations is prohibited.
  8. Use of any property in an improper or unsafe manner is prohibited.
  9. All patrons must be fully clothed and cannot wear indecent, inappropriate or gang related attire. Clothing must adequately cover the body. Visible undergarments are not permitted. Sagging pants in a manner that exposes undergarments is prohibited.
  10. No clothing that obscures the face is allowed unless worn for cultural or religious reasons. Cloth or surgical masks that cover only the mouth and nose are permitted for health and safety.
  11. Loud behavior, the playing of musical instruments or audio devices, loitering, and the blocking of store entrances, walkways, fire exits, and escalators /elevators are prohibited.
  12. No possession of any item that that could be used as a weapon, including but not limited to firearms, explosives, fireworks, clubs or sticks over 1/4″ in diameter (except umbrellas, canes and other medical type devices), knives with blades over 2″ in length, or any other object(s) that may be used in any way to inflict bodily injury on another person, even if legally owned, except by Ohio law.
  13. Smoking, vaping and the use of e-cigarettes or similar devices are not allowed inside the Mall and/or within 25 feet of Mall entrances.
  14. The illegal possession, use, and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages or controlled substances is prohibited. The legal consumption of alcoholic beverages may only occur in designated areas.
  15. All guests are required to leave the interior common areas once the Mall closes for business each evening.
  16. Protest of any kind is prohibited.
  17. Groups of three or more may be dispersed.
  18. Picketing, leafleting, soliciting and/or petitioning are prohibited.
  19. Only certified service dogs trained and/or licensed to assist and are accompanied by persons with disabilities are permitted.
  20. Photographing, videotaping and/or filming requires the prior written consent of Mall Management.
  21. Sitting on floors, planters, handrails, artwork, escalators, stairs, trash receptacles, or other areas not specifically designed for seating is prohibited. Benches, chairs, and seating areas are for sitting only.
  22. School truancy policies are strictly enforced.
  23. No unauthorized overnight parking or camping is permitted.
  24. Any unattended bags are subject to search and possible seizure.
  25. WAITING AREA: A Pick Up & Waiting Area is located at the Food Court entrance underneath the Orchid Parking Deck for customer convenience.
Your entry to Franklin Park Mall constitutes your consent to abide by the above rules governing conduct. A violation of these rules may result in expulsion from the property and/or other legal action as Mall Management deems appropriate. If you have questions regarding the Mall’s Rules of Conduct, please contact the Management Office at 419.473.3317. Mall Management reserves the right to amend these Rules of Conduct at any time. Thank you for both your anticipated cooperation and for shopping at Franklin Park Mall.
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