Village of Johnson City, NY
Broome County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Johnson City 8-20-1973 as Art. I of Ch. 3 of the 1973 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 8-18-2020 by L.L. No. 8-2020]
Unless otherwise provided, the provisions of this chapter shall not apply to baseball or football games or field sports. There shall be no fee for amateur concerts, performances or exhibitions or for performances, concerts or exhibitions given for benevolent purposes.
It shall be unlawful to conduct baseball games and moving picture shows, either free or for paid admission, before 1:00 p.m. on the first day of the week, within the village.
A. 
License required. No person shall conduct in the village any circus, menagerie, tent show or outdoor entertainment or any theatrical, musical entertainment or moving picture performance or exhibition or any public entertainment, concert or exhibition of natural or artificial curiosities for which admission money is demanded or which is conducted for gain or profit without first having obtained a license from the Village Clerk.
B. 
License fees. Any person applying for a license under this section shall, at the time of making application therefor, pay a fee as follows:
Type of License
Fee
For each license for a circus, for each day's performance
$50.00
For each license for a menagerie, for each day's performance
$5.00
For each license for tent shows and outdoor theatrical performances, for each day
$5.00
For all other outdoor exhibitions and performances mentioned in this section, for each day's performance
$5.00
For each license for keeping or conducting a theater or moving picture theater, per year
$20.00
[Amended 8-18-2020 by L.L. No. 8-2020]
No person shall exhibit or conduct or cause or procure to be exhibited or conducted out of doors, in tents or in any other temporary structure any carnival, road show or similar exhibition or performance or any show, exhibition, performance, concession or refreshment stand in conjunction therewith unless the approval by a simple majority of the Board of Trustees is first obtained; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to a circus or wild west show or to amateur performances or exhibitions.
A. 
License required. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or conduct any billiard room, poolroom, bowling alley, shooting gallery or similar place of amusement for money or hire without first obtaining a license from the Village Clerk.
B. 
License fees.
(1) 
For each license for keeping or conducting a billiard room or poolroom for money or hire, the license fee shall be five dollars ($5.), plus one dollar ($1.) per table each year.
(2) 
For each license for keeping or conducting a shooting gallery, bowling alley or similar place of amusement for money or hire, the license fee shall be five dollars ($5.), plus one dollar ($1.) per alley each year.
A. 
No person shall conduct a public bowling alley in the village between 1:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. in the morning on any weekday except that such public bowling alley shall close at 12:00 midnight on Saturdays and Sundays.
B. 
It shall be unlawful to conduct or participate in games of bowling on Sunday before 1:00 p.m. and to participate in or witness games for which an admission or other fee may or may not be charged.
It shall be unlawful for any person holding a license to operate a billiard room to suffer or permit any minor under the age of eighteen (18) years to enter or remain in such billiard room or place unless accompanied by his or her parent or legally appointed guardian or by a supervisor of children's recreational activities.