[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Snow Hill 4-20-1933 as Ord. No. 15. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm, corporation, partnership, association or society to exhibit or cause to be exhibited at any place within the corporate limits of Snow Hill any images or pageantry, slight of hand tricks, puppet shows or any feats of personal agility or strength, carnival, medicine show or any theatricals or motion picture or entertainment or merry-go-round or circus and menagerie, or either, or sideshows connected with a circus or a parade connected with any of the above-mentioned forms of entertainment without a license from the Mayor and Council having first been obtained from the Secretary and Treasurer of said Mayor and Council; provided, however, that if the proceeds of any such entertainment are intended for any charitable purpose, no license will be required.
The fees for such license under the provisions of this chapter shall be as follows:
For any of the above forms of entertainment except circuses and sideshows connected with circuses, the sum of twenty-five dollars ($25.) for each day; provided, however, that a special license may be granted by the Mayor and Council covering a period of a month or more for such sum as they may agree upon, which license fee shall be paid in advance for the time specified.
For any circus, the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.) per day.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor and, on conviction thereof before a District Court of the State of Maryland, in and for Worcester County, shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.) nor more than fifty dollars ($50.) and costs of prosecution or be confined in the county jail for a period not exceeding thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court.