Chapter 5.08


5.08.010    Operation Without License–Punishment–Fee Payment

5.08.020    License Application–Fee Payment Prerequisite to Issuance

5.08.030    Maximum License Period

5.08.040    Dating of License–Revocation

5.08.050    Register

5.08.060    Prescheduling–Maximum Time

5.08.010 Operation Without License–Punishment–Fee Payment

Any person, natural or artificial, aiding, assisting or engaging in the operation of any carnival or amusement enterprise, defined as "amusement, public, commercial" in Section 5.04.010, required to be licensed by this title, without the occupation license first having been obtained shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor subject to the penalties therefor provided by law, and shall also be compelled to pay the amount of the license chargeable against that carnival or amusement enterprise for the minimum period named in this title; provided, also, each day of operation of such carnival or amusement enterprise without the license herein required shall constitute a separate offense. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 741 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 16-12)

5.08.020 License Application–Fee Payment Prerequisite to Issuance

Every person desiring a license to conduct an "amusement, public, commercial," as the term is defined in Section 5.04.010, shall make written application therefor to the City Finance Director, which application shall state the type of carnival or amusement for which such license is sought, the names of persons interested in such carnival or amusement enterprise, and the place same is to be open for the use of the public. The application shall be filed at or before the time of issuing the license and no license shall be issued or granted until the amount required in Section 5.04.090 to be paid therefor shall have been paid to the City Finance Director. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 741 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 16-13)

5.08.030 Maximum License Period

No license under this chapter shall be granted for a greater period than fifteen (15) consecutive days succeeding the date of issue. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 741 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 16-14)

5.08.040 Dating of License–Revocation

All licenses issued pursuant to this chapter shall be dated as of the date of issuance thereof and may be revoked by the City Council if the person licensed violates any of the conditions under which the license has been issued, or whenever in the opinion of the Council it is deemed expedient to revoke such license. From the time of such revocation, such license shall be utterly void and of no effect and the amount paid therefor shall be forfeited to the City. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 741 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 16-15)

5.08.050 Register

The Finance Director shall keep a register in which shall be entered the name of each carnival or amusement enterprise licensed under this chapter, the date of the license, the purpose for which it is granted, the amount paid therefor, and the date the same shall expire. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 741 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 16-16)

5.08.060 Prescheduling–Maximum Time

No license shall be issued pursuant to this chapter, nor shall such an amusement enterprise be prescheduled for showing or exhibition to the public under this chapter for a period greater than one (1) year in advance of the first performance or showing to the general public of the carnival or amusement enterprise being licensed or prescheduled. No license shall be issued permitting more than a total of two (2) carnivals or other amusement enterprises subject to this chapter to be shown within the City limits for the period commencing fifteen (15) days prior to the first performance, and ending fifteen (15) days after the last performance, of carnivals or amusement enterprises already licensed and prescheduled under this chapter. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 741 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 16-17)