26-1276 License required.

No person shall operate a theater showing motion pictures or live entertainment within the city without first having obtained a license from the city.

(Code 1985, § 8-151)

26-1277 Grounds for revocation or denial of license.

In accordance with procedures set forth in section 1-24 and as otherwise contained in this chapter, a license to operate a theater may be refused or revoked for any of the following reasons:

(1)    Any fraud, misrepresentation or false statements contained in the application for license.

(2)    A violation of any building, zoning or fire law or regulation.

(3)    Any fraud, misrepresentation or false statement in connection with the selling of goods, services or admission to the public at the theater.

(4)    Conviction of the applicant of a crime violating any law of the city, state or federal government, which crime endangered the public health, safety or welfare in a theater house or other building of public assembly.

(Code 1985, § 8-152)

26-1278 Exemption from license fees.

The fees required from religious, governmental, charitable or educational organizations for licenses issued under this article may be waived by the city council upon a showing of hardship by any such organization.

(Code 1985, § 8-153)

26-1279—26-1310 Reserved.