(A)   General.
      (1)   (a)   Each person, desiring to conduct, stage or give a circus, carnival, theatrical exhibition, public show, athletic game except amateur baseball, or other entertainment, for which there is a charge for admission, shall first obtain a license and pay the license fee or fees as established by § 34.01 of this code of ordinances.
         (b)   Local school entertainment, charitable non-profit organizations, lecture courses and lectures on historic, literary or scientific subjects are not subject to the provisions of this section; provided that, the entertainment is not for profit.
      (2)   In addition to any other requirements, the applicant for a license shall give at least one week’s notice in writing to the City Clerk-Treasurer or other authorized official, stating the dates of the performances and the location at which the performances are to be presented. The City Clerk-Treasurer shall give his or her consent to the issuance of the license if he or she deems that the location is suitable for the purpose; that it will properly accommodate the patrons; that the nature of the performance or exhibition does not pose a threat to the health, safety or general welfare of the public; and that the use of the location will not create too great a burden upon the Police Department or the Fire Department.
      (3)   No circus, carnival, theatrical exhibition, public show, athletic game or other entertainment shall be given for more than two consecutive days, except in cases where the City Council, by resolution, allows a longer period, or where the exhibition is to be conducted on municipal property and the use thereof for a longer period shall have been approved by the City Council.
   (B)   Deposit required.
      (1)   At the time application for a license is made, where use of municipal grounds is contemplated, the applicant shall deposit with the City Clerk-Treasurer or other designated municipal official a cash bond in an amount to be determined by the City Council, conditioned upon the restoration and cleaning up of the grounds in a manner satisfactory to the Mayor. In the event the grounds are restored and cleaned up properly following the exhibition, the deposit shall be returned; otherwise, the same shall be forfeited to the City to the extent of actual costs to the City for restoration and cleaning up of the grounds.
      (2)   No licensee shall fail to restore or clean up the grounds upon which the circus, carnival or other entertainment has taken place.
   (C)   License fee for public entertainment or exhibition. The fee for the license shall be in an amount as established in § 34.01 of this code of ordinances.
(Prior Code, § 1101.02)