[Amended 11-28-2005 by Ord. No. 2015-05]
No person shall carry on or exhibit or cause to be carried on or exhibited in any place whatever in the City for any price, gain or admission fee any moving picture show, circus, menagerie or like performance without first obtaining a license for that purpose.
No license for the purpose mentioned in the preceding section shall be issued until the Chief of the Fire Department of the City shall certify that the building or place in which it is proposed to conduct such show is in a safe and proper condition as to danger from fire, means of exit and general facilities for conducting such show.
Upon a certificate's being made by the Chief of the Fire Department, as provided in § 57-24, and upon the payment of the required license fee, the City Clerk/Administrator is hereby authorized and empowered to issue a license in the usual manner to such persons as shall apply therefor for the purpose set forth in § 57-23.
Every place licensed by virtue of § 57-23 shall be subject to inspection by the Construction Code Official of the City when appointed and shall be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations laid down by him or her.
It shall be unlawful for any person to violate any rules and regulations of the Construction Code Official of the City.
The fee for the license required by § 57-23 shall be the sum of $50 per year. All licenses shall expire on the first day of October next after the same shall be issued and shall be renewed annually, and for any license taken out between the first day of October in any one year and the first day of October in the next year, the applicant for the license shall only be required to pay a proportionate part of the license fee, based upon the unexpired portion of the year; provided, however, that a license may be issued for one performance or exhibition, and where application is made for a license for one performance or exhibition, the fee for such license shall be $1.
In addition to any penalty imposed pursuant to § 57-29, the license required by § 57-23 may be revoked for cause by the City Council after complaint, notice and hearing given to any licensee, and if any licensee shall show, exhibit or set forth any immoral picture or representation or conduct the place licensed hereunder in a disorderly manner or in such conduct violate any of the rules or regulations or the laws of this state or the ordinances of the City, the same shall be good cause for complaint and for the revocation of such license.
Editor's Note: Original § 58-35, regarding licenses for circuses and shows, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 11-28-2005 by Ord. No. 2015-05.
No licensee shall conduct any place licensed pursuant to the provisions of this article in a noisy or disorderly manner.