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(A) (1) Pursuant to M.S. § 437.07, as it may be amended from time to time, each person, desiring to conduct, stage or give a circus, carnival, theatrical exhibition, public show, athletic game 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 the Ordinance Establishing Fees and Charges adopted pursuant to § 30.11 of this code, as that ordinance may be amended from time to time.
(2) Local school entertainment, charitable 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.
(B) 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 or other authorized official, stating the dates of the performances and the location at which the performances are to be presented. The City Clerk 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.
(C) 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.
Penalty, see § 10.99