For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply, unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   “PUBLIC ISSUE SPEECH.” Speech or other activity protected by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution communicating information or views on matters of public policy concern.
   “PUBLIC ISSUE SPEECH EVENT.” An event, parade, or demonstration which is exclusively or primarily for “Public Issue Speech” or other activity protected by the First Amendment.
   “SPECIAL EVENT.” Any outdoor public assembly for a celebration, gathering, ceremony, show, exhibition, concert, pageant, rally, demonstration, or assembly of any kind, which is calculated to attract at any one time the physical attendance of at least 100 individuals. This includes any event that is held in or on any street, sidewalk, or right-of-way, or is held on public or private property which impacts adjacent streets, sidewalks or rights-of-way, to the extent that closure may become necessary in order to assure the safety of vehicular and/or pedestrian movement in the area. “Special Event” does not mean a disorganized spontaneous gathering for the sole purpose of “Public Issue Speech”.
(Ord. 1463, passed 4-19-12)