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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 22.40 Park Assembly Permits

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Chapter 22.40
Park Assembly Permits

Sections:

22.40.010 Permit--Bond--Required.
22.40.020 Bond--Type.
22.40.030 Political assemblies.
22.40.040 Penalty for violation.

McQuillin:

28.53 Leases, licenses and permits

22.40.010 Permit--Bond--Required.

Individuals, groups or organizations planning assemblies, meetings or gatherings in City parks at which attendance of one hundred or more persons is expected or solicited shall apply for a permit for the use of a designated area in the parks. Before issuance of a permit, a bond shall be posted in an amount to be determined by the Director of Parks sufficient to cover the repair of damages to the park fixtures and premises at the location to be utilized, including trees, turf and shrubs, the reasonable cost of cleaning the premises from extraordinary debris and litter, and the expense incurred for additional policing and traffic control. If the park area for which a permit has been granted is left in good condition, ordinary wear and tear excepted, and no abnormal expenses have been incurred by reason of the usage, the bond so posted shall be cancelled and obligations thereunder shall be void, otherwise it shall remain in full force and effect to satisfy damages, expenses or cost of repair or restoration.
(Ord. 56790 1, 1974.)

McQuillin:

28.53 Leases, licenses and permits

22.40.020 Bond--Type.

The bond requirement specified in Section 22.40.010 may be satisfied with the posting of a bond secured from a recognized bonding or insurance company, a cash bond or by the written assurance of at least three responsible persons who jointly or severally agree to pay the reasonable costs of damage, cleaning of debris, and additional policing and traffic control. Such determination of the type of bond required shall be in the discretion of the Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry.
(Ord. 56790 2, 1974.)

22.40.030 Political assemblies.

Political assemblies, meetings or gatherings shall be permitted in City parks under the same terms and conditions.
(Ord. 56790 3, 1974.)

22.40.040 Penalty for violation.

Any individual or individuals or the officers of any organization arranging assemblies, meetings or gatherings in City parks who shall fail to comply with the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than the sum of twenty-five dollars nor more than the sum of five hundred dollars.
(Ord. 56790 4, 1974.)

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