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Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 510 of this Article, the Chief of Police may, upon written application thereof in such form and containing such information as said Chief shall require, issue a special permit allowing persons under the age of 18 years to play or engage in a game of billiards or pool or to be, remain in, or frequent a billiard or pool room, to any person, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity holding a valid billiard or pool or combination table license if the area to be available to persons under the age of 18 years conform to the following physical design:
(a) All billiard or pool tables made available for the use of persons under the age of 18 years at said place of business shall be located on the street level of said place of business;
(b) All of said billiard or pool tables shall be open to public view from the adjoining sidewalk at all times said place of business is in operation;
(c) A specific area of said place of business is designated and set aside as a family recreation center for the exclusive use of patrons or guests under the age of 18 years or for groups which include patrons or guests under the age of 18 years and such area is separated from the remaining area of said place of business by a partition to be approved by the Chief of Police; provided, however, that no person under the age of 15 years shall be permitted to play or engage in a game of billiards or pool, or to be, remain in or frequent a billiard or pool room unless accompanied by parent or guardian.
In granting or denying a permit the Chief of Police shall give particular consideration to the peace, order and moral welfare of the public.
Nothing in this Section shall be taken or deemed to authorize or approve any person under the age of 18 years playing or engaging in a game of billiards or pool or being, remaining in or frequenting any billiard or pool room at any time during normal school hours on school days or at any other time prohibited by applicable law or statute.
(Added by Ord. 267-66, App. 11/3/66)