The following words and terms, when used in this Division E, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
PARADE. Any procession of pedestrians, vehicles or animals or any combination thereof traveling in unison along or upon a street, road or highway within the city which is organized and conducted for the purposes of attracting the attention of the general public or expressing or celebrating views or ideas by use of verbal, visual, literary or auditory means of communication. A PARADE shall not mean a procession of vehicles operated in compliance with ordinary traffic laws or a procession of pedestrians along or upon a public sidewalk or private property, or alongside a public street, road or highway in compliance with ordinary traffic laws.
PERSON. One or more natural persons; a partnership, including a limited partnership; a corporation; a trust; or any other business organization or association.
PRIVATE SPECIAL EVENT. Any gathering for a common purpose as a result of prior planning, including, without limitation, musical presentations, festivals, carnivals, wedding receptions, political events and dances, where the or group conducting or organizing the event reasonably anticipates that a total of 200 or more will participate in the event held on private property in the open and not within an enclosed structure, such as events held outdoors or in open garages, or temporary structures such as tents, sound stages, pavilions and amphitheaters during which sound, music or noise is produced by use of sound amplification equipment or other means in excess of the limits set forth in § 10.29.02.
PUBLIC ASSEMBLY. Any ceremony, show, pageant, fair, exhibit, promotion, block party, demonstration, picket line, rally or other gathering on public grounds in a place open to the general public where the or group conducting or organizing the event reasonably anticipates that 50 or more will participate in the assembly. A PUBLIC ASSEMBLY for which a permit is required under this Division E does not include any immediate and spontaneous expression of views in response to a public event occurring within the preceding five days.
RACE. Any scheduled public event or gathering of for a planned athletic event that move upon a public street, sidewalk or other public grounds from one location to another such as bicycle or running races, which may potentially interfere with the normal flow or regulation of vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION. A non-profit organization organized and operated exclusively for religious purposes that qualifies for tax-exempt status pursuant to § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
SCHOOL (K-12). Establishments primarily engaged in providing instructional services to elementary or secondary students with a curriculum that complies with state regulations, including public schools governed by an elected school board and private or charter schools.
(Added by Ord. 96-27, passed 7-1-1996; Ord. 2008-17, passed 5-19-2008)