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    Sec. 25-375.2. Permit Required.

     

    Sec. 25-375.2. Permit required.
     
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct or participate in a public assembly, demonstration or parade on the public streets, sidewalks, or other public property of the city in a place open to the general public for which a written permit has not been issued in accordance with the provisions of this article.
     
    (b) The provisions of this permit shall not apply to:
     
    (1) Spontaneous events;
     
    (2) Recreational activities, including jogging or walking, that do not require closing public streets or other public streets or other public rights-of-way and that do not interfere with or have a tendency to interfere with the normal use of any public property in a place open to the general public;
     
    (3) Door-to-door advocacy, including canvassing, pamphleteering, religious or political proselytizing and the distribution of written materials, and similar activities that do not interfere with or have a tendency to interfere with the free passage of pedestrians and vehicles on the public rights-of-way or the normal use of any public property in a place open to the general public;
     
    (4) Door-to-door sales of goods or services, and similar activities that do not interfere with or have a tendency to interfere with the free passage of pedestrians and vehicles on the public rights-of-way or the normal use of any public property in a place open to the general public; provided, however, that any persons or organizations engaging in such activities shall comply with any other applicable requirements of the city code;
     
    (5) Funeral processions;
     
    (6) Students going to and from school classes or participating in educational activities, provided that such conduct is under the immediate direction and supervision of the proper school authorities;
     
    (7) The United States army, navy, air force and coast guard, the military forces of the state and the police and fire divisions of the city;
     
    (8) A governmental agency/agencies acting within the scope of its functions.
     
    (9) Park and recreation areas that are regulated by the city’s division of parks and recreation; or
     
    (10) Areas at the Lynchburg Regional Airport that are regulated by the airport manager.
     
    (c) Permits may be granted if they are requested by individuals or organizations who desire to have a permit, even though the permit is not required under this section. (Ord. No. O-99-093, 5-11-99; Ord. No. O-03-012, 1-14-03)
     
    Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM