Town of St. Joseph, WI
St. Croix County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of St. Joseph as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Assemblies — See Ch. 68.

Beaches and parks — See Ch. 74.

Fireworks — See Ch. 104.

Intoxicating liquor — See Ch. 114.

ARTICLE I
Outdoor Theaters (§ 98-1 — § 98-6) 

[Adopted 6-10-1980]

§ 98-1
License required; fee. 

§ 98-2
Definitions. 

§ 98-3
Peace officer to be on the premises. 

§ 98-4
Number of licenses. 

§ 98-5
Violations and penalties. 

§ 98-6
Intoxicating liquor and fermented malt beverages. 

§ 98-1 License required; fee.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to establish or operate, upon property owned or controlled by him or it within the Township of St. Joseph, an outdoor theater without first having secured a license therefor from the Town Clerk. The application for such license shall be accompanied by a remittance in the sum as set by the Town Board which is hereby fixed and determined to be the annual license fee on outdoor theaters.

§ 98-2 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

OUTDOOR THEATER
A place where any picture or other visual representation or image is displayed on a screen or other background not completely enclosed by walls and a roof, which screen or background can be seen by individuals not within the confines of a theater.
PEACE OFFICER
Any person vested by law with a duty to maintain public order or to make arrests for crime, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes.

§ 98-3 Peace officer to be on the premises.

As a condition of the license granted, the person, firm or corporation operating an outdoor theater shall, at his or its expense, have on the premises, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, from opening until closing, an off-duty peace officer, unless this condition is waived in whole or in part by the Town Board.

§ 98-4 Number of licenses.

The number of licenses for outdoor theaters which may be issued in the Township of St. Joseph shall be one.

§ 98-5 Violations and penalties.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

Except as may be otherwise provided, any person, firm or corporation who or which fails to comply with the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than $25 nor more than $500, together with the costs of prosecution for each violation, and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.

§ 98-6 Intoxicating liquor and fermented malt beverages.

Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
A. 

No person shall possess, sell, dispense, give away or furnish any intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverage at an outdoor theater.

B. 

Any person violating any provision of this section shall forfeit to the Town of St. Joseph a sum of not less than $20 and not more than $200 for each and every offense, together with the costs of the action, and in default of immediate payment of said forfeiture and costs said offender shall be confined to the county jail not exceeding 30 days or until such forfeiture and costs have been paid in full.