For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   COVERED EVENT.  A special event or mass gathering that is not otherwise under the jurisdiction of another governing authority.
   MASS GATHERING.  Includes all events where at least 1,000 individuals are expected to be or are in attendance or participating in a venue or area for a specific purpose.
   SANCTIONING AUTHORITY.  The official governing body that sanctions specific events of the type being requested by an applicant, such as, but not limited to, racing authorities, public sports bodies and event associations.
      (1)   A planned event, open to the general public, which involves the gathering of 300 or more persons for a common purpose or goal, on public or private property, in which any of the following may apply:
      (a)   The use, sale or display of fireworks;
      (b)   The sale, purchase, provision or consumption of alcoholic beverages;
      (c)   The provision of live entertainment;
      (d)   The provision of overnight activities (ex: camping);
      (e)   Motorized or non-motorized vehicular racing;
      (f)   Activities located wholly or partially on public rights-of-way;
      (g)   A sport that involves physical contact between participants as part of normal play;
      (h)   A film or television production event is also considered a special event under this chapter.
   (B)   Notwithstanding the foregoing, those activities contained in § 96.08 are specifically excluded from the definitions of an EVENT, SPECIAL EVENT or MASS GATHERING.
(Ord. passed 11-18-2013)