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1260.07  OUTDOOR SPECIAL EVENTS.
   Temporary retail activities, such as sales of plants, flowers, arts and crafts, and temporary inventory reduction or liquidation sales, shall be permitted in compliance with the following regulations:
   (a)   Residential Districts.
      (1)   The Zoning Administrator may approve an existing permitted or conditional use to conduct a temporary retail activity, including carnivals and festivals on private property, so long as such activity is limited in duration to no more than 3 days and no more than 2 such events occur in each calendar year.
      (2)   Any such activity, carnival or festival that is intended to last for more than 3 days but no more than 60 days must be approved by the Mayor, the Zoning Administrator, the Building Inspector, the Fire Chief and the Police Chief. Only one such event shall be permitted on a site in each calendar year.  Carnivals or festivals as approved shall be subject to fees as provided in the General Fee Schedule, Chapter 208 of the Administrative Code.
   (b)   Office, Business, and Industrial Districts.  In Office, Business, and Industrial Districts, outdoor special events shall comply with the following:
      (1)   May be approved by the Zoning Administrator when proposed for a period no longer than 3 days and no more than 2 such events shall occur in each calendar year.
      (2)   May be approved by the Mayor, the Zoning Administrator, the Building Inspector, the Fire Chief and the Police Chief, when proposed for more than 3 days but no longer than 60 days. Only one such event shall be permitted on a site in each calendar year.  Carnivals or festivals as approved shall be subject to fees as provided in the General Fee Schedule, Chapter 208 of the Administrative Code.
      (3)   Such event, when proposed to extend for a period longer than 60 days, shall be considered by the Planning Commission as a conditional use. Regardless of the duration of the outdoor special event, in all cases the owner of the property on which the activity is to be conducted shall sign the permit application.
   (c)   Activities on Public Property. A special event may be conducted on property which is publicly owned so long as the owner of such public property files with the application for such event a written consent to the activities proposed on the property. Such event may be considered and approved by:
      (1)   The Zoning Administrator when proposed to be no more than 3 days in duration;
      (2)   The Mayor, the Zoning Administrator, the Building Inspector, the Fire Chief and the Police Chief when proposed to be more than 3 days and less than 60 days in duration.  Carnivals or festivals as approved shall be subject to fees as provided in the General Fee Schedule, Chapter 208 of the Administrative Code.
      (3)   The Planning Commission, as a conditional use, when proposed to be more than 60 days in duration.
         However, such activities shall not be conducted in the public right-of-way unless the appropriate license is obtained from the City.
(Ord. 52-99. Passed 3-22-99; Ord. 187-02.  Passed 9-23-02; Ord. 172-2016.  Passed 12-19-16.)