315.03  PERMITS.
   (a)   The City Manager or his/her designee shall issue a permit for a block party upon proper application on such forms as he/she shall furnish for such purpose so long as each and every one of the following requirements is met:
(1)   Applicant has deposited in accordance with Section 315.05(a), a bond with the City Manager's office.
(2)   No more than thirty days or less than ten days (or less if reasonable time is available to arrange city services to meet the permitted use)  before the date of the planned block party applicant has submitted on such forms as are furnished by the City Manager for such purpose, a petition requesting the issuance of a block party permit for a specific date and time and bearing the signatures of affected property owners of seventy percent or more of the residences in affected area and affirms by affidavit that each such signature is genuine and that of an affected property owner to the best of applicant's knowledge;
(3)   The application clearly identifies the site of the planned block party and all points at which barricades are to be erected and staffed by the sponsor or a co-sponsor to ensure emergency access;
(4)   The application clearly states the date and time at which the planned block party is to begin, which time shall not be earlier than 10:00 a.m. and the time when the planned block party will end, which time shall be no later than fifteen minutes before sunset, as determined by the National Weather Service; and
(5)   The planned block party will not, in the opinion of the City Manager or his/her designee present a substantial risk of harm to persons or property if held at the location, date and times requested.
   (b)   The City Manager or his/her designee shall issue a permit for street assemblage upon proper application therefor on such forms as he/she shall furnish for such purpose so long as each and every one of the following requirements is met:
(1)   Applicant has deposited in accordance with Section 315.05(a), a bond with the City Manager’s Office.
(2)   No more than thirty days or less than ten days before the date of the planned street assemblage applicant has submitted written application which clearly identifies the site of the planned street assemblage and all points at which barricades are to be erected and staffed by the sponsor or a co-sponsor to ensure emergency access;
(3)   The application clearly states the date and time at which the planned street assemblage is to begin, which time shall not be earlier than 7:00 a.m. and the time when the planned street assemblage will end, which time shall be no later than 2:00 a.m.;
(4)   The planned street assemblage will not, in the opinion of the City Manager or his/her designee present a substantial risk of harm to persons or property if held at the location, date and times requested.
(5)   Every block party or street assemblage permit issued pursuant to this chapter shall contain the following information:
(a)   The name of the applicant;
(b)   The applicant's residential and business addresses and telephone numbers;
(c)   The date and times for which the permit is valid;
(d)   The place for which the permit is valid along with the locations of all barricades;
(e)   An estimate of the number of participants expected to attend;
(f)   A statement signed by the applicant and acknowledging the fact that the permit can be revoked pursuant to the provisions of Section 315.04 and if the permit is for a block party, that the bond posted pursuant to subsection (a)(1) hereof can be forfeited in accordance with the provisions of Section 315.05.
(g)   An explanation of how the return of any moneys posted as bond pursuant to subsection (a)(1) hereof can be requested.
      (Ord. 2005-59.  Passed 6-15-05.)