[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Paterson 12-18-1979 by Ord. No. 79-111 as Ch. 17, Art. 2, of the 1979 Revised General Ordinances of Paterson. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Entertainment and shows — See Ch. 203.
In the interest of the preservation of public safety, no governmental agency or department, including the Board of Education, shall issue any permit for any activities, other than a municipally sponsored program, in any municipal facility or on public streets or public land where a fee is charged to gain admittance to or a fee is charged to take part therein unless and until the following procedure is complied with.
Any person applying for the permit shall:
First request for the Director of Public Safety, Chief of Police or his designee to determine specifically the number of uniformed personnel required to ensure the safety and welfare of all concerned.
Agree to engage the required number of off-duty police officers, constables, special police or private security personnel as determined by the Director of Public Safety, Chief of Police or his designee.
Post with the Division of Revenue Collection security in an amount sufficient to guarantee that the required police protection service will be secured.
Any person applying for the permit shall submit proof of compliance with the procedure set forth in § 209-2 to the agency having jurisdiction to issue the permit required, together with an application for the permit and the necessary fee.
In the event that the permittee fails to thereafter provide the necessary police protection as set forth in § 209-2, the security posted with the Division of Revenue Collection shall be forfeited for deposit to the city treasury.
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.), by imprisonment for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days or by a period of community service for not more than ninety (90) days, or any combination thereof. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.