City of Rochester, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Rochester City Council 4-28-1964 as revision of original adopted 11-25-1941 and amended 9-25-1962. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180]
No person shall conduct a public dance, which shall be construed to mean a dance to which any form of admission would be charged either directly or indirectly, which would admit the general public, without having procured a license from the Chief of Police prior to such dance.
Each license issued hereunder shall be valid only for the period of time stated upon the face thereof.
[Amended 1-23-1968 by Ord. No. 68-18; 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 6-27-1985 by Ord. No. 85-263; 6-16-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-179]
Any building within which a dance is to be held must be inspected by duly authorized representatives of the Police Department, Fire Department and Department of Neighborhood and Business Development before a license can be issued.
[Amended 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180; 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-22]
The Chief of Police may impose such terms and conditions as he or she deems proper for the conduct of any such dance, and the violation of these terms or conditions shall constitute sufficient cause for revocation of the license issued.
[Added 9-28-1965; amended 6-19-1990 by Ord. No. 90-258]
The provisions of Chapter 68 of the Municipal Code shall be applicable to all licenses issued under this chapter. The Municipal Code Violations Bureau shall hear and determine charges involving violations of this chapter. Any person who violates this chapter shall be subject to the penalties set forth in § 13A-11 of the Municipal Code.