Borough of Burgettstown, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Burgettstown 6-2-1997 by Ord. No. 6-2-B (Ch. XIII, Part 1A, of the 1976 Code of Ordinances); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
To conduct any dance to which the public is admitted, to provide any live entertainment, such as a musical group, disc jockey, or the like, in any establishment or by any person or legal entity, or to provide and/or permit any live entertainment, such as, but not limited to, musical groups, disc jockeys, dancers, and the like, in or by any place, person or legal entity, a permit shall be first obtained from the Borough for each date that the same is intended to occur for a fee in an amount as set by resolution of the Borough Council. Therein, there shall be a separate fee, in an amount as set by resolution of the Borough Council, for each date. Excepting, however, no fee payment is required for any entertainment activity sponsored by a school, religious or charitable organization or group, but such organizations or groups shall still obtain said permit.
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon being found liable therefor, pay a fine of not more than $600, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings. If the penalty is not paid, the Borough shall initiate a civil action for collection in accordance with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure. Each day a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this chapter that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense. In addition to or in lieu of enforcement under this section, the Borough may enforce this chapter in equity in the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County.