[CC 1995 §53.010]
As used in this Chapter and unless otherwise defined or distinctly expressed, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings set out herein:
- ADMISSION CHARGE
- Any charge or consideration for the right or privilege to any amusement or entertainment or admission to or entry to any area or facility where such amusement or entertainment is conducted.
- AMUSEMENT OR ENTERTAINMENT
- Includes, carnivals, circuses and side shows and street fairs for which an admission charge is made.
- CIVIC ORGANIZATION
- Any not-for-profit organization organized for civic, charitable, benevolent or religious purposes, the majority of members of which are residents of this Village and the purposes of which are primarily for the benefit of the Village and its citizens. Political organizations are expressly excluded from being within the definition of such term.
[CC 1995 §53.020]
A permit must be obtained in order to conduct any amusement or entertainment within the limits of this Village under the provisions of this Chapter. Only a civic organization shall be issued a permit; other amusements or entertainments may be conducted, but only if the same has been licensed under the provisions of Chapter 605 of this Code.
[CC 1995 §53.030]
Every civic organization proposing to sponsor or conduct any amusement or entertainment within the Village shall apply, through a duly elected officer of the said civic organization, in writing to the Village Clerk for a permit to operate such amusement or entertainment.
All applicants shall state on their application that they will indemnify the Village for any claim resulting from the operation of the amusement or entertainment and each application shall be accompanied by a certificate of general liability insurance, showing the Village as the named insured, covering any damage or liability to the Village which may be caused by the operation of the amusement or entertainment, the amount of said insurance to be as required by such rules and regulations the promulgation of which is hereinafter provided, but in no event to be less than bodily injury limits of the established fee schedule.
All applicants shall accompany their application with a bond in the amount as established from time to time by ordinance of the Board of Trustees and on file in the office of the Village Clerk, which bond shall secure the applicant's removing all litter from the site of the amusement or entertainment at its termination. Should it be necessary for the Village to remove the litter from the amusement site, the cost of such removal shall be deducted from the bond and the remainder returned to the applicant.
The Village Clerk may refuse to issue a permit to any amusement or entertainment, the operation of which does not comply with this Chapter or which has in any previous operation in any other Village or in this Village violated the ordinance or requirements of such other Village or of this Village.
Any applicant who is refused a permit by the Village Clerk may request a hearing before its Board of Trustees.
Upon determination that the proposed amusement or entertainment shall comply with this Chapter, the Village Clerk shall issue a permit and shall so notify the applicant.
[CC 1995 §53.040]
Any amusement or entertainment conducted pursuant to this Chapter shall comply with the following rules:
Hours of operation shall be limited to the hours specified on the permit and will be subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees.
Adequate restroom facilities for both sexes shall be provided on the premises of such amusement or entertainment. Such facilities may be of a temporary nature, other than privies.
All electrical wiring and lighting must be approved by the Village Engineer.
Adequate facilities for the disposal of trash and debris shall be provided on the premises.
The premises shall be inspected prior to operation by the Village Clerk or his/her designate to determine that the requirements of this Chapter and any other ordinances of the Village applicable to public rooms and buildings have been complied with.
The area or premises where such amusement or entertainment is conducted shall be cleaned and policed after the cessation of such amusement or entertainment and all trash, litter and debris shall be removed.
[CC 1995 §53.050]
The Chairman is hereby given authority to establish and promulgate rules and regulations, with the advice and consent of the Board, consistent with the terms of this Chapter, for the purpose of carrying out and enforcing compliance therewith and a copy of such rules and regulations shall be on file and available for public examination in the office of the Village Clerk. Failure or refusal to comply with any such rules and regulations established and promulgated under this Section shall be deemed a violation of this Chapter.
[CC 1995 §53.060]
Any permit issued pursuant to this Chapter may be revoked by the Chairman upon his/her determination that the amusement or entertainment is being operated or conducted in violation of this Chapter or in violation of rules and regulations established and promulgated pursuant thereto or is so conducted or operated as to endanger substantially the public peace, health, safety and welfare of the citizens of this Village.
Any amusement or entertainment whose permit is revoked by the Chairman may request a hearing before the Board of Trustees.
[CC 1995 §53.070]
There shall be no fee for the permit required by this Chapter.
[CC 1995 §53.080]
Any amusement or entertainment which is not operated, conducted or sponsored by a civic organization may be operated within this Village, if a license for the same has been obtained under Chapter 605 of this Code. The requirements of Sections 620.030, 620.040 and 620.050 shall apply to such amusement or entertainment.