5.14.010   Definitions.
   "Charitable purposes" as used in this chapter means filming activities conducted by a nonprofit organization which qualifies under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as a charitable organization, or by a student pursuant to an assigned school project. No person, directly or indirectly, shall receive a profit from the making, producing or showing of any films, tapes, or photos made for charitable purposes.
   "Equipment" as used in this chapter means any item related to the filming activities, including but not limited to mobile offices, generators, vehicles, dollies, storage facilities, and other items used in production.
   "Filming activities" as used in this chapter means and includes all activities associated with making or producing for commercial purposes motion pictures, television shows, programs, or commercials, or still photographs, by videotape, film, electronic transmission, or other similar medium.
   "News purposes" as used in this chapter means filming activities conducted by reporters, photographers, or cameramen in the employ of a newspaper, news service, television station or similar entity, for the purposes of preserving news events concerning those persons, scenes or occurrences which are in the news and are of general public interest.
   "Private purposes" as used in this chapter means filming activities conducted by individuals with personally owned equipment for their own private noncommercial use, including but not limited to student filming activities.
(Ord. 98-09-1241 § 1 (part))