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(a) (1) Each person desiring to conduct, stage or give a circus, carnival, theatrical exhibition, public show, athletic game or other such entertainment, for which money or reward is demanded or received, shall first obtain a license and pay the license fee or fees provided for herein.
(1) Public school entertainment, lecture courses and lectures on historic, literary or scientific subjects are not subject to the provisions of this chapter.
(b) The applicant for a license to conduct, stage or give such exhibition shall give at least one week's notice in writing to the Mayor or other authorized official, stating the dates of the performances and the location at which the performances are to be presented. The Mayor or other authorized official shall give his or her consent to the issuance of such license if he or she deems that the location is suitable for the purpose; that it will properly accommodate the patrons; that the nature of their performance or exhibition does not pose a threat to the health, safety or general welfare of the public; and that the use of such location will not create too great a burden upon the Police Department or the Fire Department.
(c) No circus, carnival, theatrical exhibition, public show, athletic game or other such entertainment shall be given for more than two consecutive days, except in cases where Council, by special resolutions shall allow a longer period, or where such exhibition is to be conducted on Municipal property and the use thereof for a longer period shall have been approved by Council.