[HISTORY: Derived from Articles V and XI of Chapter 11 of the 1975 Compilation, as amended through 1996. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Parades, assemblages and motorcades — See Ch. 188.
No person shall conduct, exhibit or cause to be conducted or exhibited any circus, carnival, exhibition, show or performance, without a license as hereinafter provided, except any amateur show, performance or exhibition.
Form. Any person desiring to procure a license as herein required shall file with the City Clerk a written application for such license upon a form provided by the city.
Contents. Such application shall state:
The name and address of the applicant and owner. If a corporation, the state of incorporation and the names and addresses of all officers thereof.
The period of time for which the license is required.
The kind and character of the exhibition or show to be conducted.
The place where the exhibition or show is to be conducted.
The route over which the exhibition or show is to be transported to and from the place where the exhibition or show is to be conducted.
Such other information as may be required by the City Clerk or Common Council.
Bond. The application shall be accompanied by a bond to the City of Oneonta in the penal sum of $10,000, conditioned upon the strict compliance with the terms of the license and of this chapter and all laws of the State of New York, indemnifying the city against any damage or loss occasioned by reason of such showing either directly or indirectly. Said bond must be first approved as to form by the City Attorney before filing with the application.
Insurance. An insurance policy to the City of Oneonta individually and/or as an additional insured is required to indemnify the city against liability for bodily injury, property damage, costs and expenses which the city may incur or suffer by reason of the granting of such permit. Such policy shall be at least in the sum of $300,000 single limit for bodily injury and property damage liability combined and shall be in such form as may be prescribed or approved by the City Attorney.
The City Clerk may refuse to issue a license when, in his judgment, the exhibition or show is likely to disturb the peace and order of the city or is immoral or improper.
Fee. The license fee for any license issued under this chapter shall be in the amount as set by resolution from time to time by the Common Council of the City of Oneonta and shall be paid to the City Clerk upon the filing of the application.
Term. Each license issued pursuant to this chapter shall be for a period of not more than three days. For each additional period of three days, an additional fee of 50% of the original license fee shall be paid.
City Clerk to issue. Upon the filing of the application and bond as herein provided and the payment of the required fee to the City Clerk, the City Clerk shall issue a license for such exhibition or show.
Refund. In case a license is refused, the entire fee paid shall be refunded, except for 50% or 1/2 shall be retained to cover the expense of the city in processing the application.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be punished as provided in § 1-18 of this Code.