Township of Haverford, PA
Delaware County
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[Adopted 2-22-1982 by Ord. No. 1836]
Any individual, firm, association, corporation, organization, group, club, etc., which shall desire to operate any dance, live entertainment, concerts, rock groups, stage shows, burlesque, vaudeville, disc jockey or talent show, whether for profit or charity, shall, prior to holding said activity, acquire a permit to do so from the Township of Haverford Police Department.
Every individual, firm, association, corporation, organization, group, club, etc., desiring to register and obtain a permit as required herein from the Township of Haverford Police Department shall furnish the following information:
A. 
The location, date and time of such activity or event.
B. 
The name and address of the operator and/or responsible person in charge of such activity or event.
C. 
The names and addresses of all persons charged with the duties and responsibilities of security for the activity or event.
D. 
Such permits shall be subject to fees set by resolution of the Board of Commissioners which may be amended from time to time and will be issued only in the event that:
[Amended 2-8-1993 by Ord. No. 2168]
(1) 
The Chief of Police of the Township of Haverford shall require from the applicant a statement that any buildings used in conjunction with live entertainment events do not pose a threat to the health, safety or welfare of the patrons of said activity. The Chief of Police may, at his option, require an inspection of any facility by the Codes Enforcement Department or Fire Marshal's Office prior to the issuance of said permit.
[Amended 2-14-1994 by Ord. No. 2199]
(2) 
The Chief of Police is assured that proper and adequate security measures will be provided at the scene of such activity or event.
All requests for any and all activities or events as described above shall be made, in writing, to the Chief of Police of the Township of Haverford no less than 30 days prior to said activity or event in order that the Township of Haverford may review said application to ascertain compliance with this article.
[Amended 6-13-1988 by Ord. No. 2019; 3-12-2012 by Ord. No. 2660]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this article shall, upon summary conviction before any District Justice of the Peace, pay a fine not exceeding $600 and costs of prosecution; and in default of one payment of the fine and costs, the violator may be sentenced to the county jail for a term of not more than 30 days. Each and every day in which any person, firm or corporation shall be in violation of this article shall constitute a separate offense.