§ 98.47 FEES.
   (A)   Recreation centers and indoor facilities.
      (1)   Use by organizations. Organizations may be permitted upon written application to use/rent the recreation centers. The application shall be filed with the Recreation Programs Administrator or designee. All applications shall be signed by the president of the organization or designee duly authorized to act on their behalf. All applications shall state the purpose for using the center. Any nonprofit organization registered to do business in the State of Florida, whose current officers, directors, partners or managing members reside within the city limits, shall be classified as a resident organization for purposes of the fee schedule. Any organization which submits an inaccurate or falsified roster may be denied use of the recreation center. All other nonprofit organizations shall be classified as nonresident organizations.
   The following fee schedule shall apply:
         (a)   There will be a $25.00 non-refundable application fee upon written application for the use of the recreation center if space is available. Changes to a firm reservation at a recreation center is subject to an additional $25.00 non-refundable application fee.
         (b)   Nonprofit organizations, using space in any recreation center, where no charge is made for admission or free-will donation accepted:*
Resident
Nonresident
Resident
Nonresident
Monday through Saturday
 
 
Auditorium
$165.00/three hours
$300.00/three hours
 
$15.00/additional hour
$40.00/additional hour
Banquet room
$150.00/three hours
$275.00/three hours
 
$15.00/additional hour
$30.00/additional hour
Other rooms
$50.00/three hours
$150.00/three hours
 
$10.00/additional hours
$30.00/additional hour
Sunday
 
 
Any space
$150.00/three hours
$300.00/three hours
 
$30.00/additional hour
$50.00/additional hour
 
   *Fees shall not apply for resident non-profit organizations as defined in § 98.47(A)(1)(b), for use of recreation centers during normal operating hours, for the purpose of organization or board meetings excluding holidays as observed by the City of Pompano Beach and the Parks and Recreation Department. Fee structure will apply for all other uses including fundraisers, social gatherings and room rentals.
         (c)   Nonprofit organizations using space in any recreation center, for fund- raising purposes:
Resident
Nonresident
Resident
Nonresident
Monday through Saturday
 
 
Auditorium
$251.00/three hours
$500.50/three hours
 
$50.25/additional hour
$100.00/additional hour
Banquet room
$200.50/three hours
$400.00/three hours
 
$25.00/additional hour
$50.50/additional hour
Other rooms
$165.25/three hours
$351.00/three hours
 
$15.00/additional hours
$40.25/additional hour
Sunday
 
 
Any space
$350.00/three hours
$675.50/three hours
 
$65.50/additional hour
$150.00/additional hour
 
         (d)   Organizations, other than nonprofit organizations, using space in any recreation center, where no charge is made for admission or free will donation is taken:
Resident
Nonresident
Resident
Nonresident
Monday through Saturday
 
 
Auditorium
$210.00/three hours
$675.00/three hours
 
$65.00/additional hour
$140.00/additional hour
Banquet room
$150.00/three hours
$480.00/three hours
 
$60.00/additional hour
$120.00/additional hour
Other rooms
$80.00/three hours
$425.00/three hours
 
$30.00/additional hours
$90.00/additional hour
Sunday
 
 
Any space
$450.00/three hours
$1,200.00/three hours
 
$45.00/additional hour
$150.00/additional hour
 
         (e)   Organizations, other than nonprofit organizations, using space in any recreation center, where a monetary profit to the organization or to any person is expected:
Resident
Nonresident
Resident
Nonresident
Monday through Saturday
 
 
Auditorium
$500.00/three hours
$1,100.00/three hours
 
$100.25/additional hour
$200.00/additional hour
Banquet room
$400.00/three hours
$1,000.00/three hours
 
$75.25/additional hour
$145.00/additional hour
Other rooms
$300.00/three hours
$900.00/three hours
 
$50.25/additional hours
$150.00/additional hour
Sunday
 
 
Any space
$700.00/three hours
$1,300.00/three hours
 
$110.00/additional hour
$350.00/additional hour
 
         (f)   Trade shows - trade associations with organizational ties or similar interests to exhibit, showcase, or retail their products. The following schedule of fees shall apply and are subject to sales tax. Fees include personnel costs; a non-refundable application fee of $50.00; a refundable security deposit of $250.00 and the following rental facilities:
            One auditorium
            One banquet room
            One meeting room
            One kitchen
Rental facilities differ at various locations within the department. When securing trade show reservation date(s), an application must be submitted with $50.00 application fee and $250.00 refundable security deposit. If applicant is going to hold more than one trade show event per year, each trade show event date reserved will need an application with fees and a security deposit submitted to reserve the date.
Fees for move-in/set-up/breakdown and exhibition are based on 12-hour duration must not exceed 9:00 p.m.
Nonprofit organizations, using space in any recreation center, where no charge is made for admission or free will donation accepted:
 
Resident
Nonresident
Move-in/set-up/breakdown
$300.00/show
$820.00/show
Facility rental (Monday - Saturday)
$665.00/day
$1,375.00/day
Facility rental (Sunday)
$1,135.00/day
$1,680.00/day
 
Nonprofit organizations using space in any recreation center or facility, for fund-raising purposes.
 
Resident
Nonresident
Move-in/set-up/breakdown
$555.00/show
$1,155.00/show
Facility rental (Monday - Saturday)
$920.00/day
$1,520.00/day
Facility rental (Sunday)
$1,625.00/day
$2,725.00/day
 
Organizations, other than nonprofit organizations, using space in any recreation center, where no charge is made for admission or free will donation is taken:
 
Resident
Nonresident
Move-in/set-up/breakdown
$800.00/show
$1,125.00/show
Facility rental (Monday - Saturday)
$1,165.00/day
$1,485.00/day
Facility rental (Sunday)
$1,835.00/day
$2,510.00/day
 
Organizations, other than nonprofit organizations, using space in any recreation center, where a monetary profit to the organization or to any person is expected:
 
Resident
Nonresident
Move-in/set-up/breakdown
$2,020.00/show
$2,485.00/show
Facility rental (Monday - Saturday)
$2,385.00/day
$2,850.00/day
Facility rental (Sunday)
$2,500.00/day
$3,665.00/day
 
         (g)   Memorial service/repast fees - The following fees have been established as rental fees for the purposes of memorial service/repast assemblies at a recreation center. All fees are subject to sales tax and are applicable for a four hour rental, Monday–Saturday. Rental hours must not occur before or after the center's hours of operation.
            Banquet room (120 capacity)      $237.00
            Auditorium (250 capacity)      $277.50
Fees include the application fee, use of the facility (banquet or auditorium) and use of the kitchen (if applicable). These fees are only applicable to Pompano Beach residents and shall be offered upon proof of the following:
            1.   Pompano Beach residency; a current utility bill (no older than 30 days).
            2.   Valid photo identification.
            3.   Proof of death; i.e., obituary, etc.
      (2)   Use by individuals. Individuals using the facilities of the recreation center for weddings, wedding receptions, children’s parties, patio parties, and the like or other private nonprofit purposes shall be charged according to the following fee schedule:
Resident
Nonresident
Resident
Nonresident
Monday through Saturday
Auditorium
$200.00/three hours
$400.00/three hours
$40.00/additional hour
$80.00/additional hour
Banquet room
$175.00/three hours
$350.00/three hours
$20.00/additional hour
$40.00/additional hour
Other rooms
$150.00/three hours
$300.00/three hours
$15.00/additional hours
$30.00/additional hour
Sunday
Any space
$300.00/three hours
$600.00/three hours
$75.00/additional hour
$150.00/additional hour
 
      (3)   Warming and Commercial Kitchen Usage.
         (a)   A flat $50.00 fee will be charged for the use of any warming kitchen facility offered for use by the Parks and Recreation Department.
         (b)   The following fees have been established as rental fees for the commercial kitchens offered for use by the Parks and Recreation Department and shall be subject to sales tax.
            1.   Resident: $20/hour (proof of residency required).
            2.   Non-Resident: $40/hour.
            3.   Nonrefundable application fee: $25.00.
            4.   Refundable deposit (due at booking): $200.00.
         (c)   Reservations for use of a commercial kitchen may not be booked more than 60 days in advance and shall not occur before or after the center’s hours of operation. The following documents are required at the time of booking a reservation:
            1.   Completed rental application;
            2.   Proof of residency, if applicable;
            3.   Photo ID;
            4.   Certificate of Insurance with the approved and required amounts of coverage naming the City of Pompano Beach as additional insured; and
            5.   Copy of Food Handler’s Certificate.
      (4)   Personnel charges may be required by the group as determined by the city. Only city personnel will be permitted to adjust, connect, set up, and breakdown rooms. Applicants will be required to pay $25.00 an hour per staff required.
      (5)   Security deposit. A security deposit of $200.00 will be required of individuals or organizations as part of the rental fees when written application for use of the center is made to the Recreation Programs Administrator or designee. This deposit may be returned at the conclusion of the event; however, a portion of the deposit may be retained by the Department as security to ensure that the rental space and personal property within the rental space are not left unclean, damaged, defaced, broken or missing. If the individual or organization incurs additional fees for the rental, the deposit will not be refunded until the balance has been paid. If the applicant does not remit the balance due within two weeks of the rental date, the fees will be deducted from the deposit refund. In extreme cases the Department may at its discretion, assess damage charges in excess of the retained security deposit. In the event that the cost of damage is greater than the amount of the deposit, the applicant shall be liable for the remaining costs.
      (6)   All fees for use of space in any recreation center are per three-hour minimum and hourly thereafter.
      (7)   Any use of facilities described in this section for a public event shall be accomplished through a lease agreement approved by resolution of the City Commission. The lease agreement will be presented to the City Commission after negotiations with the organization or the individual have been completed.
      (8)   Any nonprofit resident organization wishing to have fees waived will be required to petition the City Manager or his designee for approval. This waiver does not include costs that the city may incur and any such costs shall remain the responsibility of the organization.
   (B)   Method of payment. The City of Pompano Beach accepts cash, personal checks and money orders made payable to "City of Pompano Beach" for payment of fees and security deposits. Any fees paid less than 30 days prior to rental must be paid with readily available funds. All fees must be paid in advance. All fees will be collected by authorized staff of the Parks and Recreation Department using the Recreation Tracking System and deposited on a daily basis with the Treasury Division which shall deposit it in the general fund of the city.
   (C)   Use by city. Any space used in the recreation center for the purpose of promoting or conducting city-sponsored events is exempt from the above schedule of fees.
   (D)   Refund of Reservations. A refund of 75% of the total rental fee given pursuant to this section will be returned if the cancellation is made 30 days or more prior to the reservation date. No refunds of any rental fee made pursuant to this section will be given for cancellations that are less than 30 days from the reservation date.
(‘58 Code, § 33.28) (Ord. 75-65, passed 6-10-75; Am. Ord. 77-75, passed 10-4-77; Am. Ord. 90-2, passed 9-19-89;Am. Ord. 90-36, passed 3-27-90; Am. Ord. 90-63, passed 9-4-90; Am. Ord. 91-10, passed 10-20-90; Am. Ord. 94-67, passed 9-27-94; Am. Ord. 98-18, passed 12-9-97; Am. Ord. 2012-12, passed 11-22-11; Am. Ord. 2013-27, passed 12-11-12; Am. Ord. 2014-27, passed 2-25-14; Am. Ord. 2019-24, passed 1-22-19; Am. Ord. 2022-25, passed 2-8-22)