City of Monessen, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Monessen 10-9-1974 by Ord. No. 6-1974. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Mass public assemblies — See Ch. 135.
Food establishments and vendors — See Ch. 236.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 275.
Zoning — See Ch. 375.

§ 170-1 Permit required.

Any person or organization wishing to operate any carnival, circus or similar amusement or concession in the City of Monessen, Pennsylvania, must first procure a permit from the City Clerk.

§ 170-2 Term of permit.

Said permit shall be valid only for the specified period of time. Permits shall be valid for only one engagement, which is hereby defined as being a period of less than 15 days of operation.

§ 170-3 Permit fee.

The fee for said permit shall be as set forth from time to time by resolution of the City Council.

§ 170-4 Insurance; OSHA compliance.

A. 
Any person or organization wishing to operate said carnival, circus, similar amusements or concessions must at the same time furnish a certificate of insurance for public liability in the following amounts:
(1) 
Bodily injury: $100,000 to $300,000.
(2) 
Property damage: $50,000.
B. 
Any such operation must satisfy the provisions of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act.

§ 170-5 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person or organization who or which violates this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof in a summary proceeding before any District Justice having jurisdiction of such offense, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300 or to undergo imprisonment not exceeding 90 days, or both.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).