For the purposes of this chapter, the following term shall have the following meaning:
   SPECIAL EVENT. Any event in the village that: occurs partially or completely within the jurisdiction of the village, is expected to or could disrupt normal daily functions within the village including but not limited to traffic congestion and excess noise; or could create a public health/safety concern without proper precautions or prior planning, uses village park or other village-owned property, temporarily provides food service, will use a public address or sound system, will use portable toilets, will conduct a raffle, will require additional refuse receptacles, will require safety or special fencing, will require special street lighting or electrical service, will require special water service, will use stages or other temporary structures, will require the closing of a village street, will require the closing of an off-street parking facility, will require the use of village barricades, will require the service of Police Department, Fire Department, ESDA, and/or public works, will require an emergency evacuation plan, will sell or serve alcoholic beverages, will display fireworks, will need the services of village maintenance workers or other employees, or will require an additional village license or permit. Activities protected by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution or by any of Sections 3, 4 and 5 of Article 1 of the Constitution of 1970 of the State of Illinois are excluded from the definition of SPECIAL EVENT, except where such activities impede traffic, requires road closures, etc.
(Ord. 20-10-01, passed 10-20-2020)