[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Franklin 8-5-1997 by Ord. No. 97-1461 as Sec. 13.04 of the 1997 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 169.
No person shall operate a go-cart or minibike track within the city without having first obtained a license therefor.
No license for the operation of a go-cart or minibike track shall be granted except to citizens of the United States and this state; nor shall any license be granted to any person who has been convicted of a felony.
Before any license shall be granted, the Council shall find that the design and method of operation of such track is not likely to depreciate real estate values on property immediately adjacent to the proposed track.
The annual license fee for each track shall be as stated in Chapter 169, Licenses and Permits.
Each license shall be issued subject to the following conditions:
Each go-cart must have a thorough technical inspection by the licensee before going on the track.
Tires on the go-carts must be in good condition.
Go-carts must be of safe design and construction.
The licensee must restrain and eliminate rough and careless driving.
No alcoholic beverages shall be permitted on the licensed premises.
No person shall be permitted on the premises while under the influence of alcohol.
The licensee shall protect adjacent property owners from any loud and unusual noise which would tend to interfere with the adjacent property owner's customary enjoyment of his or her property or business.
Each licensee shall observe closing hours established by the Council, to protect neighboring property. In no event shall the premises be open after 12:00 midnight.
The go-cart shall be powered by one engine only, with the governor limiting the speed to 15 miles per hour.