Village of Monticello, WI
Green County
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(a) 
License required.
(1) 
No person shall maintain or operate any transient or temporary public entertainment within the Village without first obtaining a license therefor as hereinafter provided.
(2) 
This section does not require a license for the conducting of fairs, lectures, concerts, exhibitions or entertainments of a scientific, historical, political, literary or musical character for humane, religious, charitable or scientific purposes.
(b) 
Definition. A transient or temporary public entertainment is one to which the public may gain admission by payment of an admission charge. It includes shows, circuses, exhibitions, carnivals and vaudeville.
(c) 
Application. Application for carnival licenses shall be made by the applicant to the Clerk-Treasurer in writing at least 10 days before the planned event and all of the information regarding insurance, etc., shall be filed within 10 days and referred to the Village Board for examination of the qualifications, character and reputation of the applicant, and of the desirability of permitting the carnival to operate, show or exhibit in the Village.
(d) 
Requirements.
(1) 
Insurance required. No license shall be granted unless the applicant therefor shall have filed with the Clerk-Treasurer a public liability insurance policy in a sum as set by the Village Board from time to time, with the condition that the applicant shall indemnify and save harmless the Village and its officers and agents and citizens against any injuries and damages resulting or arising from the conducting of any carnival for which the license is issued or from the performance by the applicant or his agents of any negligence incident to or connected with the conduct of such carnival, and that the applicant shall pay all judgments, costs and charges that may be recovered against the Village or any of its officers or agents by reason of the conducting of such carnival.
(2) 
License fees required. There shall be no fee for such permits.
(3) 
Posting of license. Such permits when issued shall be prominently displayed while the carnival is in operation.
(4) 
Food handlers to obtain health certificate. Any person employed in such carnival for the purpose of preparing, handling or selling food or drink shall submit to a physical examination and obtain a health certificate as required by State Statute.
(5) 
Inspection of mechanical devices. The applicant shall indicate the date of the last State of Wisconsin inspection of rides, merry-go-rounds and other mechanical devices. The Village reserves the right to require inspections of all mechanical devices that would be available to the public. All inspection costs shall be paid for by the licensee.
(e) 
Revocation. Any license granted by the Village Board under the provisions of this section may be revoked by the Village President or Chief of Police provided such carnival shall not be maintained or if the person who maintains, owns, controls or operates such carnival shall permit the violation of an provisions of this Municipal Code or State laws or where, in the opinion of the Chief of Police or Village President, the carnival is deemed undesirable. Revocations or suspensions may be appealed to the Village Board.
(a) 
License required. No person shall keep for gain any pool or billiard table or bowling alley within the Village of Monticello without first obtaining a license therefor as provided in this section.
(b) 
License fee. The fee for such license shall be $6 year for each table or alley.
(c) 
Issuance of license. Licenses for pool or billiard tables or bowling alleys shall be granted by the Village Board and signed by the Village President and Clerk-Treasurer and shall state the name of the licensee and the place where such tables or alleys are to be operated and the expiration date thereof. No license shall be issued to any person who has been convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this section within one year prior to application for such license or a renewal thereof.
(d) 
Expiration; partial fees. Licenses granted under this section shall expire on May 31st of each year. Licenses may be issued for 1/4, 1/2 or 3/4 of the license year for 1/4, 1/2 or 3/4 of the annual fee respectively.
(e) 
Hours restricted. No owner or keeper of any place where any pool or billiard table or bowling alley is kept for gain shall remain open for business between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on any day.
(f) 
Disorderly conduct and indecent language. No licensee hereunder shall permit any boisterous or indecent language, obscene literature or device or any disorderly conduct upon the licensed premises.