City of Monroe, MI
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Monroe as Ch. 830 of the 1995 Codified Ordinances of Monroe. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See § 1-27.
Adult entertainment businesses — See Ch. 160.
Licensing — See Ch. 415.
Parades — See Ch. 474.
STATUTORY REFERENCES
Municipal police regulations for theaters and shows — See MCLA §§ 431.201, 431.202.
Masks and disguises — See MCLA § 750.396.
No person, company, band or troupe shall give any exhibition, show, entertainment or performance, not otherwise licensed under the Code of the City of Monroe, without first obtaining a license therefor in conformity with this chapter.
A. 
Public exhibitions, musical concerts, public entertainments, plays, games or shows, for which an admission fee is charged and for which licenses are not otherwise provided in this Code of the City of Monroe, shall not be conducted without a license issued by the Clerk/Treasurer.
B. 
License fees for the conduct of such amusements shall be established by schedules approved by the Council and shall be paid to the Clerk/Treasurer.
C. 
Such licenses shall not be required for the following events:
(1) 
Exhibitions by pupils of any public or private school in the City;
(2) 
Exhibitions of paintings or other works of art by any resident of the City;
(3) 
Concerts or entertainments by any amateur society or group of the City;
(4) 
Events sponsored for the executive benefit of any church, benevolent or public organization; and
(5) 
Lectures on history or literary or scientific subjects.
A. 
Licensees under this chapter shall have the following duties:
(1) 
Provide adequate security measures to preserve order during the conduct of the event involved; and
(2) 
Follow the requirements provided as to obscenity in Chapter 467 of this Code of the City of Monroe.
B. 
Licensees may, if necessary, apply to the Chief of Police for his or her assistance in maintaining order and peace in the City.