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No person shall operate, hold, conduct or sponsor a public dance or a minor's dance on any street, park, parkway, public property, parking lot, or on any other private property or place, in whole or in part, or in any building, house, hall, room apartment, tent, without first obtaining a permit pursuant to this chapter. However, this chapter shall not apply to:
(a) Dancing establishments in any restaurant, bar, hotel or motel, club or lodge, business, or nightclub, wherein dancing is allowed and participated in on a recurring basis by one or more persons and such use has been authorized by a permit issued under Title 9 of this Code.
(b) Dance academies, schools or studios where dancing is permitted only by students and instructors engaged in dancing instruction.
(c) Public or private schools, which host dances solely for students, or adult supervised youth organizations, City, park district or other governmental facilities which host dances.
(d) Motels, restaurants and hotels which rent enclosed banquet rooms for private parties not open to the public.
(e) Private parties not open to the public where dancing is conducted entirely within a residence or within a rented private banquet room.
(§ 2, Ord. 1187-NS, eff. October 5, 1993)