City of Waverly, IL
Morgan County
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The audience of any amusement, show or theatrical must be orderly and quiet at all times, and it shall be unlawful for any person attending such amusement, show or theatrical to create a disturbance in the audience.
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit or gather such a crowd to witness any such amusement, show or theatrical as to create a dangerous condition because of fire or other risks.
No license or permit shall be granted for any carnival, circus, exhibition, show or other amusement to be given on any public street or sidewalk or in such a place that the only main accommodation for the public or the audience will be in a public place, except with approval of the City Council.
It shall be the duty of the Chief of Police and the Fire Chief to see that every exhibition, amusement, theatrical or other public show or amusement is inspected by a member of the Police and Fire Departments.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
No person shall conduct, operate, manage or sponsor any Ferris wheel, merry-go-round or other amusement ride operated for hire, or for the purpose of promoting or advertising any trade or business, without first filing with the City Clerk a bond or certificate of liability insurance in an amount set by the City Council, indemnifying the public against damages sustained by reason of the operation of such ride. Such bond or certificate of insurance shall be subject to approval by the City Attorney. This section shall apply to all persons, whether or not such persons are exempted from any other provision of this Code.