PART SEVEN - BUSINESS REGULATION CODE
Chap. 701.  Billiard Rooms and Pool Halls.
Chap. 703.  Oil and Gas Wells.
Chap. 705.  Peddlers, Solicitors, Canvassers,  and Itinerant Vendors.
Chap. 707.  Public Dances.
Chap. 709.  Taxicabs.
Chap. 711.  Pawnbrokers.
Chap. 713.  Junk Yards.
Chap. 715.  Amusement Arcades and Devices.
Chap. 717.  Arborists.
Chap. 719.  Collection of Garbage, Solid Waste and Other Discarded Materials.
Chap. 725.  Temporary Businesses.
Chap. 729.  Vending Devices in the Design Review District #1.
 
Chap. 731.  Small Cell Facilities and Wireless Support Structures.
Chap. 741.  Sexually Oriented Businesses.
Chap. 752.  Massage Establishments.
Chap. 769.  Tattooing Establishments. (Repealed)
Chap. 775.  Nursing and Rest Homes.
Chap. 781.  Private Alarm Systems.
Chap. 791.  Video Service Providers.
CHAPTER 701
Billiard Rooms and Pool Halls
701.01   Definitions.
701.02   License required to open or operate a billiard room.
701.03   License application.
701.04   Form of application.
701.05   License fee for billiard table.
701.06   License expiration.
701.07   Revoked licenses; reissuance.
701.08   Hours of operation for billiard room.
701.09   Billiard rooms in bowling alleys.
701.99   Penalty.
 
CROSS REFERENCES
Power to regulate - see Ohio R.C. 715.51, 715.61
Gambling - see GEN. OFF. 517.02 et seq.
 
701.01  DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this chapter:
   (a)   "Billiards" means any of the several games played on a table surrounded by an elastic ledge or cushions, with balls which are impelled by a cue, including all forms of the game known as pool, with the exception of coin operated miniature tables.
   (b)   "Billiard room" means any public place or room where the game of pool or billiards is permitted to be played, and any and all rooms contiguous with or adjacent thereto and under the same management or control.
701.02  LICENSE REQUIRED TO OPEN OR OPERATE A BILLIARD ROOM.
   No person shall open, conduct, maintain or operate a billiard room within the City unless the person has been duly licensed by the City for that purpose and has obtained a permit therefor; provided, however, that the provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any society, club or lodge or to the owner of any private residence wherein these games are played without any profit or pecuniary gain therefor.
701.03  LICENSE APPLICATION.
   Every person desiring to open or maintain a billiard room within the City limits must make application to the Safety-Service Director for a permit therefor, which application shall be in the form prescribed in this chapter.  Application shall be filed at least ten days prior to the time of granting the license.
701.04  FORM OF APPLICATION.
   Every applicant for a license under this chapter shall file with the Safety-Service Director a written application, stating the full name and address, including street number of the applicant, or if more than one person, or if a firm, partnership or corporation, the full names of all parties interested and the address of each, including street and number, and the names of one or more persons whom the firm, partnership or corporation desires to designate as its manager or managers, person or persons in charge, together with their addresses in full.  The application shall also state the following:
   (a)   The premises where the billiard room is to be conducted, including the street and number;
   (b)   The age of the applicant in case of individuals, and the age of the manager, managers, person or persons in charge, in the case of a firm, partnership or corporation;
   (c)   The name of the owner of the premises in which the billiard room is to be located and the complete address of the owner.  The application shall be signed by the applicant or applicants, or in case of a firm, partnership or corporation, the application shall be signed by the manager, managers, person or persons in charge.
701.05  LICENSE FEE FOR A BILLIARD TABLE.
   Every person to whom a license is granted under this chapter shall pay an annual fee of twenty five dollars ($25.00) for the first table and ten dollars ($10.00) for each additional table.
701.06  LICENSE EXPIRATION.
   All licenses granted under this chapter shall expire one year from date of issue.
701.07  REVOKED LICENSES; REISSUANCE.
   No license revoked because of the violation of any provision of this chapter shall be reissued to the same person in less than one year from the date of revocation.
701.08  HOURS OF OPERATION FOR BILLIARD ROOM.
   No person, being the owner, operator, proprietor, keeper, manager or person in charge or control of a billiard room, shall open, keep open or operate the same, or knowingly permit the same to be opened, kept open or operated between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on any weekday or during any hours on Sunday when the operation thereof is prohibited by the laws of Ohio, or operate or conduct a billiard room in such a manner as to disturb the peace and quiet of the neighborhood or vicinity in which same is located.
701.09  BILLIARD ROOMS IN BOWLING ALLEYS.
   No person shall operate a billiard room in a bowling alley after the hour of 2:00 a.m. or before the hour of 8:00 a.m. on any week day, and after the hour of 8:00 a.m. or before the hour of 7:00 p.m. on Sunday.
701.99  PENALTY.
   Whoever violates any provision of this chapter is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on the first offense and on each subsequent offense such person is guilty of a fourth degree misdemeanor.