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(a) Approval. The Village Administrator shall approve or approve with conditions and issue a permit upon finding:
(1) The motion picture, television, radio or photographic production will not unduly interfere with the use and enjoyment of neighboring property or with traffic or pedestrian movement, nor will it endanger public safety, and no streets will be completely closed to traffic for an unreasonable period of time;
(2) The motion picture, television, radio or photographic production will not unduly interfere with normal government or Village operations, threaten or cause damage or detriment to public property, nor result in the Village incurring costs or expenditures not reimbursed by the applicant;
(3) The motion picture, television, radio or photographic production will not include obscene matter or an obscene performance and will not involve conduct in violation of state, local, or federal laws, rules, or regulations, including 1984 PA 343, being M.C.L.A. 752.361 to 752.374, as amended;
(4) The motion picture, television, radio or photographic production will not compromise public safety nor constitute a fire hazard or other type of hazard, and all necessary property safety and security precautions are being undertaken;
(5) The motion picture, television, radio or photographic production shall not use property owned by or under the control of the Village in violation of 2008 PA 84, being M.C.L.A. 123.1191 et seq., prohibiting the production of a film that includes obscene matter or an obscene performance or that requires that individually identifiable records be created for every performer as provided in 18 USC 2257; and
(6) The applicant has complied with all requirements of this chapter and any conditions imposed pursuant to this chapter.
(b) Denial. The Village Administrator shall deny a permit upon determining that any of the foregoing standards for approval are not met. Written notice of denial shall be sent to the applicant stating the reason(s) for denial and advising the applicant of the right to appeal the Village Administrator’s decision to the Village Council pursuant to Section 880.09 of this chapter.
(c) Duration. A permit shall be valid for six calendar months from the date of approval unless a shorter duration is set by the Village Administrator pursuant to Section 880.06 (i) above. Upon a showing of good cause, the Village Administrator may extend the permit duration.
(Ord. 2010-01. Passed 1-10-10.)