PART SEVEN - BUSINESS REGULATION CODE
Chap. 703.     Amusement Places.
Chap. 713.     Billiards, Pool and Bowling.
Chap. 726.     Abatement of Unauthorized Spills or Discharges.
Chap. 743.     Going Out of Business Sales.
Chap. 747.     Mechanical Amusement Devices.
Chap. 753.     Solicitors, Canvassers and Peddlers.
Chap. 755.   Solid Waste Haulers.
Chap. 763.     Taxicabs.
Chap. 773.     Taxicab Drivers.
Chap. 783.     Trailers and Trailer Camps.
CHAPTER 703
Amusement Places
703.01   License required; fee.
703.02   License application.
703.03   License regulations.
703.99   Penalty.
 
CROSS REFERENCES
Power to license shows and exhibitions - see Ohio R. C. 715.48, 715.63, 3765.02
Contests or games at county fairs - see Ohio R. C. 1711.09, 1711.11
State licensing of portable amusement devices - see Ohio R .C. 1711.11(H); OAC 901-11-01
Safety inspectors of portable amusement devices - see OAC 901-11-03
 
703.01  LICENSE REQUIRED; FEE.
   No person shall conduct any permanent, temporary or itinerant form of amusement such as theatrical exhibitions, public shows or performances or carnivals for which money or other reward is demanded or received, unless he shall first obtain a license and shall pay therefor the sum of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per day; provided, however, that this requirement for licensing shall not apply to entertainments, exhibitions and shows conducted by schools, civic, churches or patriotic organizations; and provided further, that the requirements of this section shall not apply to exhibitions otherwise specifically regulated and licensed by ordinance now effective or which may hereafter become effective.  Athletic games and moving picture shows shall not be included among the enterprises requiring a license under the provisions of this section.
(Ord.  1960-32.  Passed  11-7-60.)
703.02  LICENSE APPLICATION.
   Every person desiring to continue to conduct or hereafter begin to conduct any amusement at any permanent or temporary place of amusement or any itinerant form of amusement shall file an application for a permanent, temporary, or itinerant form of amusement license, as the case may be, with the Mayor.  Upon approval of the application by the Mayor, he shall forthwith issue the license upon the payment of the required fee.
(Ord.  1960-32.  Passed  11-7-60.)
703.03  LICENSE REGULATIONS.
   An amusement license shall be valid only for the person in whose name it is issued and for the conduct of amusements at the place designated therein; it shall not be assignable; it shall be conspicuously displayed at the place for which issued during the period of ticket sales and conduct of the amusement.  All licenses for permanent places of amusement shall expire on December 31 next following the date upon which they are issued.  Licenses for temporary places of amusement or for forms of itinerant amusement shall expire at the time specified therein.  Licenses issued for permanent places of amusement under the provisions of this chapter may be renewed annually before January 1, upon application made to the Mayor.  The license required herein shall be in addition to any and all licenses otherwise required by law.
(Ord.  1960-30.  Passed  11-7-60.)
703.99  PENALTY.
   Whoever violates this chapter shall be guilty of a minor misdemeanor.  Each day's violation shall constitute a separate offense.