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A. The use of any land for a special event will not constitute a violation of any zoning ordinance provided that a permit has been obtained to hold such special event under the rules and regulations set forth in this section 14-3. If more than one application is received for the same property within one year for a similar event, the Kane County zoning department may ascertain that said special event constitutes a change of use under the provisions of the Kane County zoning ordinance.
B. The county may:
1. Grant the permit subject to the representations in the application with or without additional conditions.
2. Deny the permit if the county determines that the information supplied on the application indicates that the measures taken by the applicant to ensure the public health, safety, and welfare are inadequate.
3. Deny the permit if the agent discovers any false or misleading information has been submitted with the application.
4. Grant, amend, or deny the permit based upon the recommendation of any Kane County department or office, any police or fire department or district having jurisdiction of an event location, or any other state or local agency if there are any outstanding violations of any kind or a failure to meet all applicable codes and standards as adopted by said agency.
5. The county may restrict or deny any permit if the county determines that the proposed attendance exceeds the capacity of the proposed site and/or facility.
C. The granting of a permit under the regulations set forth hereunder in no way waives or bars any future nuisance claims made against the applicant by a private individual or public entity.
D. Permits hereunder shall be issued by and bear the signature of the chairman of the county board or a designee.
E. Permits issued hereunder are not transferable and are only valid for the single date or dates for which the permit shall be issued.
F. Permits shall be conspicuously displayed upon the premises on the date(s) of the special event.
G. A special event may be suspended by the sheriff or other local public safety agency, at their discretion, in the event of severe weather, public emergency, or if there is a reasonable determination that the special event poses a serious threat to the health, welfare or safety of the public.
H. All special events involving the use of public highways including motorized or nonmotorized road rallies must comply with all traffic laws unless specified by the Kane County sheriff. (Ord. 09-410, 11-10-2009, eff. 1-1-2010)