Ord III-6

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TOPIC :                       LICENSES, PERMITS & FEES                                                  

SUBJECT:                 CARNIVALS AND CIRCUSES

KEY WORDS:            AMUSEMENT, PORTABLE SHOWS

CODE:                        ORD III-6

AGENCIES:               CITY COUNCIL, POLICE, FIRE, HEALTH, ELECTRICAL,  
 BUILDING, DPW DEPTS.

STATUTES:               STATE BUILDING CODE

DATES:                      02/23/93, 05/22/84, 07/11/78, 06/13/78, 08/09/77

 

ELEMENTS:              Requires permit from City Council for portable shows.

                                    Application requirements.

                                    State Commissioner of Insurance determines amount of insurance that must be carried.

                                    Requirements for temporary permit:

1.      Evidence of insurance approved by Licensing Committee.

2.      Evidence of compliance with State equipment certification requirements.

3.      Owner agrees the following requirements will be met:

(a)    Inspection and approval by Health Dept.

(b)   Inspection and approval by City Electrician.

(c)    Inspection and approval by State registered Professional Engineer.

(d)   Inspection and approval by Building Dept.

(e)    Notification by the  Chief of Police that adequate police protection has been engaged by the owner or sponsor of the portable show.

(f)     Notification by the Fire Chief that the character and arrangement of seating, means of egress, lighting and fire fighting appliances make the portable show reasonably safe against both fire casualty hazards.

(g)    Notification by Commissioner of DPW that an adequate work force has been engaged by the owner of sponsor of the portable show for daily clean up of the carnival site and surrounding areas.

(h)    All expenses for inspection borne by the owner of the show.

(i)      No game, contest, amusement, activity or device, which offers a prize of money will be permitted as part of a portable show.

“No more than two (2) carnivals or two (2) circuses per year per location on City owned property may be held in the City of Lynn.”

“No more than one (1) carnival or (1) circus per year shall be held on the grounds of the Lynn English High School.”

 

PENALTIES:               Not defined.

 



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