CHAPTER 715

Carnivals

715.01 Permit required.
715.99 Penalty.

CROSS REFERENCES

Power to regulate - see Ohio R.C. 715.48, 715.63, 3765.02
Disturbing the peace - see GEN. OFF. 509.02 et seq.
Gambling - see GEN. OFF. Ch. 513
Immoral exhibition - see GEN. OFF. 521.06


715.01 PERMIT REQUIRED.
Any organization, either charitable or commercial, which wishes to have or hold a carnival within the City shall comply with the following provisions:

(a) Request and obtain a permit for operation, to be presented to Council for approval no less than three months prior to the date on which the carnival shall begin.

(1) If the location where the carnival is to be held is separated from the nearest property zoned for residential use by a distance of at least 2,500 feet, Council may grant a permit for a period of operation not to exceed ten consecutive days. For the purposes of this section, no property owned by the City shall be deemed to be zoned for residential use.

(2) If the location where the carnival is to be held is separated from the nearest property zoned for residential use by a distance of less than 2,500 feet, Council may grant a permit for a period of operation not to exceed seven consecutive days.

(b) Post proof of standard liability insurance in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000) naming the City as co-insured. Such proof of insurance shall be posted with the Auditor and shall be purchased from an insurance company licensed to conduct business in the State of Ohio.

(c) Before a permit shall be granted, sanitary facilities as approved by the Safety Director shall be provided by the applicant for the use of the public and employees.

(d) Security police in a number satisfactory to the Safety Director shall be provided by the applicant.

(e) Hours shall be from 12:00 noon until 11:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday; 12:00 noon until 12:00 midnight, Friday and Saturday.
(Ord. 91-002. Passed 2-7-91.)


715.99 PENALTY.
Whoever violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable under Chapter 501 of these Codified Ordinances.
(Ord. 91-002. Passed 2-7-91.)


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