Town of Millsboro, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Millsboro at time of adoption of Code 7-6-1998 (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful to organize, conduct or engage in a parade or procession upon any public street within the Town of Millsboro for which a permit has not been obtained from the Town Manager as hereinafter provided.
Any person, association, organization or corporation desiring a permit as required by § 146-1 above shall make application, in writing, during regular business hours, not less than 72 hours in advance of the time and date for which the application is made to the Town Manager, setting forth the following information:
A. 
The name and address of the applicant and/or the association or corporation requesting the permit.
B. 
The date on which the parade or procession is intended to be held.
C. 
The time the parade is to start and the time it is to terminate.
D. 
The route along which it is proposed such parade shall be conducted.
E. 
The estimated number of individual participants in the parade or procession.
F. 
The estimated number of vehicles to participate in the parade or procession.
The Town Council, upon receipt of the written application containing the information required by § 146-2 above, shall grant the application, unless in order to prevent or avoid the creation of a public nuisance, undue disruption or congestion of traffic or menace to life, limb or property, in which the event the Town Council may deny the application or may modify the route to be followed or grant the permit for a different time or length of duration than that stated in the written application. No more than one permit shall be granted for a parade on any day. In the event that the Town Council refuses to grant a permit, the applicant may appeal to the Mayor who will have the power to issue or refuse the permit as he or she sees fit.
[Amended 8-2-1999]
Whoever violates any provision of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction therefor, shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $50 or imprisoned for a term of not more than 10 days, or both, and shall pay the costs of prosecution and the town's reasonable attorney's fees.
[Added 8-2-1999]
It shall be unlawful to conduct a booth for the purpose of sales of any product, goods or services or to peddle any product, goods or services before, during or after a parade or procession in the Town of Millsboro for which a permit has not been obtained from the Town Manager as hereinafter provided.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
VENDOR
Any person, association, organization or entity which intends to or does establish a booth or peddle any product, goods or services or hand out any written materials of any kind whatsoever.
Any person, association, organization or entity desiring a permit as required by this article shall make application, in writing, during regular business hours, not less than 72 hours in advance of the time and date of the parade or procession for which the application is made, to the Town Manager, setting forth the following information:
A. 
The name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of the applicant and the association, organization or entity requesting the permit.
B. 
The date on which the parade or procession is intended to be held.
C. 
The time the applicant is intending to begin and to terminate his/her/its activities.
D. 
The activity for which the permit is requested.
E. 
The number of permits required by the applicant.
Fees for said permit shall be established by resolution of the Town Council.
The Town Manager, upon receipt of the written application, containing the information required by this article, shall grant the application, unless in order to prevent or avoid the creation of a public nuisance, undue disruption or congestion of traffic or a menace to life, limb or property, in which event the Town Manager may deny the application or may modify the application or grant the permit with conditions or modifications other than those stated in the written application. Each and every person who shall participate with the applicant shall have a permit. In the event that the Town Manager refuses to grant a permit, the applicant may appeal to the Town Council.
A permit issued shall be displayed and in view at all times by the vendor and all participants, employees and/or agents of the vendor by wearing said permit, encased in plastic, around his/her/its neck.
Whoever violates any provision of this article shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction therefor, shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $50 or imprisoned for a term of not more than 10 days, or both, and shall pay the cost of prosecution, including the town's reasonable attorney's fees.