Borough of Bridgeport, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bridgeport 10-6-1942 by Ord. No. 171, approved 10-6-1942 (Ch. 60 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Amusement devices — See Ch. 151.
Health and sanitation — See Ch. 302.
Licensed occupations — See Ch. 330.
Littering — See Ch. 335.
Loitering — See Ch. 339.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 387.
From and after the effective date of this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firms or corporations, either as principal or as agent (hereinafter called the "operator"), to have, keep and maintain a carnival within the Borough of Bridgeport, whether on public or private property, without first having obtained a license therefor from the Borough Clerk.
[Amended 2-14-1984 by Ord. No. 475, approved 2-14-1984; 12-13-1988 by Ord. No. 505, approved 12-13-1988[1]]
The operator shall pay for said license the sum as set by resolution of Borough Council from time to time; provided, however, that said license shall not be transferable from one operator to another. Said license shall not be good for more than one week.
Editor's Note: This ordinance removed specific fees from the Borough's Code; the current fees resolution of the Borough is on file in the office of the Borough Secretary.
The Borough police, under the directions of the Mayor, shall inspect all carnivals.
The license granted under this chapter shall be conspicuously exhibited at all times at the carnival.[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 60-5, Suspension of License, which immediately followed this section in the 1975 Code, was repealed 2-14-1984 by Ord. No. 475, approved 2-14-1984.
[Amended 8-12-1975 by Ord. No. 419, approved 8-15-1975; 3-14-1989 by Ord. No. 507, approved 3-14-1989]
Any person who shall be convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter before any Magisterial District Judge shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 and costs of prosecution or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed 30 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for such separate offense.