The Chief of Police or his designee is authorized to issue permits as required in the preceding section, and in the issuance thereof he shall:
   (A)   Require a written application for permit to be filed not less than 48 hours in advance of the parade, picket line, or group demonstration. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, the Chief shall consider an application that is filed less than 48 hours before the commencement of the proposed event where the purpose of such event is a spontaneous response to an unforeseeable and immediate event.
   (B)   The application shall be on a form prescribed by the Chief, shall require the application to be signed by the applicant or applicants, shall require that the applicant show the proposed time, place, purpose and size of the parade, picket line or group demonstration and whether any minors below the age of 18 years shall participate;
   (C)   Specify in the permit whetherminors below the age of 18 years will be permitted to participate;
   (D)   Require that the application for a permit shall specify and the permit shall designate the person or persons in charge of the activity.  The person shall be required to accompany the parade, picket line, or group demonstration and shall carry the permit with him at that time.  The permit shall not be valid in the possession of any other person;
   (E)   The permit may set the starting time, duration, speed of travel, and space between persons or vehicles in the parade, picket line, or group demonstration, may prescribe the portions or areas of streets, alleys, sidewalks, or other public places to be used; and may impose other reasonable requirements as the Chief may prescribe for the control and free movement of pedestrian or vehicular traffic, or for the health, safety, and property rights of the participants and the general public.               
   (F)   Among other considerations, consider and find as a requisite to issuance the following:
      (1)   The activity will not require excessive diversion of police from other necessary duties;
      (2)   The activity will not interfere with the right of property owners in the area to enjoy peaceful and lawful occupancy and use of their property;
      (3)   The activity can be conducted without unreasonable interference with normal pedestrian or vehicular traffic in the area, and will not prevent normal police and fire protection to the public, and will not be likely to cause injury to persons or property or to provoke disorderly conduct or to create a public disturbance.
('76 Code, § 6-2023)  (Ord. passed 12-6-76; Am. Ord. passed 1-4-2021)