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    Sec. 36-126-37. Circuses, Menageries, and Freak Shows.

     

    Sec. 36-126-37. Circuses, menageries, and freak shows.
     
    (a) No circus, menagerie, trained animal or wild west show, or other like performance, shall be exhibited within the city until a license has been first obtained therefore, for which privilege a license tax shall be charged as hereinafter provided, and no rebate shall be allowed for rainy days.
     
    (b) On every circus, show or menagerie, trained animal or wild west show, a license tax shall be charged as follows:
     
    (1) On such shows traveling on railroads requiring transportation of:
     
    a. One (1) to ten (10) cars inclusive per day - one hundred ten dollars ($110.00).
     
    b. Eleven (11) to twenty (20) cars inclusive per day - one hundred sixty-five dollars ($165.00).
     
    c. Twenty-one (21) to thirty (30) cars inclusive per day - two hundred twenty dollars ($220.00).
     
    d. Over thirty (30) cars inclusive per day - two hundred seventy-five dollars ($275.00).
     
    (2) On such shows traveling overland by automobile or other conveyance, the tax for each day's performance or exhibition shall be based upon the automobile or conveyance capacity as follows:
     
    a. One (1) to ten (10) loads inclusive per day - fifty-five dollars ($55.00).
     
    b. Eleven (11) to thirty (30) loads inclusive per day - one hundred ten dollars ($110.00).
     
    c. Thirty-one (31) to fifty (50) loads inclusive per day - one hundred sixty-five dollars ($165.00).
     
    d. Over fifty (50) loads inclusive per day - two hundred twenty dollars ($220.00).
     
    (3) The above licenses include parades where circus performances are given in the city.
     
    (4) On each parade in the streets of this city of a circus, menagerie, trained animal or wild west show, the performances of which are given outside of the city limits, a license tax of fifty-five dollars ($55.00) shall be charged.
     
    (c) Every person conducting within the city a freak show or exhibition of wax figures, or display of like character, or photographic displays of criminals, etc., shall pay for the privilege a license tax of one hundred ten dollars ($110.00) per week, not prorated. (Ord. No. O- 96-319, 12-10-96, eff. 1-1-97)
     
    Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM