Chapter 3765: SHOWS

3765.01 Show not to exhibit without permit.

A proprietor, or his agent, of a traveling public show, shall not exhibit a natural or artificial curiosity, or exhibit horsemanship in a circus, or otherwise, for a price, until a permit has been obtained from the county auditor of the county in which it is intended to exhibit, specifying the time and place such show may exhibit in the county. Such auditor shall not issue such permit until there has been paid into the county treasury the following sums for each day such show is to be exhibited:

(A) In counties containing a population not exceeding twenty-five thousand by the last federal census, twenty-five dollars;

(B) In counties containing a population of more than twenty-five thousand and not exceeding forty thousand by such census, forty dollars;

(C) In other counties, sixty dollars.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953

3765.02 Power of municipal corporation.

Section 3765.01 of the Revised Code shall not interfere with the power of a municipal corporation to impose a license upon all shows exhibited in such municipal corporation in addition to that imposed in such section.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953

3765.03 Permit fees to be credited to county general fund.

Money paid into the treasury of a county under sections 3765.01 to 3765.04 of the Revised Code shall be credited to the county general fund.

Effective Date: 07-01-1985

3765.04 Forfeiture for exhibiting without permit.

Whoever violates section 3765.01 of the Revised Code shall forfeit one hundred dollars, to be recovered in an action at the suit of the county auditor or county treasurer, or a citizen of the county, before a judge of a county court or judge of a municipal court having jurisdiction in the territory in which the offense is committed. Such sum shall be paid into the treasury of the county.

Effective Date: 01-10-1961