City of Middletown, CT
Middlesex County
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[Added 3-1-1982]
All persons and organizations conducting or making facilities available for special events as defined herein shall notify the Fire Department, in writing, of the time and place of the event at least two days prior to the date on which the event is to be held. The Fire Department may inspect the premises at which the event is to be held for compliance with fire safety laws prior to the event. Inspection is to be made for all fire safety features, including but not limited to exits, exit ways, exit and emergency lights, interior finishes, capacity and temporary appliances such as lights and loudspeakers.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Public assemblies including but not limited to dances, fairs, craft shows, auctions, plays, concerts and sporting events at which 50 or more people are expected to attend, not including, however, regular meetings of organizations open to members only.
This article shall apply to facilities used for such special events, including but not limited to schools, colleges, churches and facilities of fraternal organizations.
Nothing in this article shall prevent the assignment of fire fighters for duty at an event at the expense of the person or organization sponsoring the event.