5.48.070 – Right of inspection by City

  1. Police officers, firemen, the city health officer, building/zoning commissioner and electrical inspector and their subordinates shall in connection with inspections, have free access to the grounds of any carnival and all booths, shows and concessions on such grounds at all times.

  2. The owner or his/her appointed manager shall keep records as specified below open to inspection during the hours the carnival is open for business.  These records shall be available at the site of the carnival operation.  The records shall be updated daily.  The records shall be shown to those persons listed in Section 5.48.070(A).  The records shall contain:
    1. The name and address of the owner and operator of each ride and concession.
    2. The name and address of each employee and independent contractor and at which ride or concession he or she is employed.
    3. Compensation paid and hours worked by each employee and independent contractors.
    4. The gross receipts of each ride and concession and the percentage that is paid to the carnival.
    5. The amount of stock or merchandise dispensed to the players of each game concession.
    6. The recording by the owner or his or her appointed representative of his or her personal inspection at least once every four (4) hours the carnival is open to the public, of each ride for safety and each concession that it complies with this chapter of the St. Charles Municipal Code.
    7. The name, address, age, and extent of injuries, if know, of any person or including employees injured at the carnival.
  3. All rules pertaining to playing of any games and the price to participate must be posted conspicuously at the location of each game.  The fee to participate shall be collected by the operator and the proper change, if any is due, returned to the player prior to the start of the game.
  4. The use of "shills" and/or any person posing as a patron is prohibited.
  5. Games utilizing foul lines wherein the person operating the game is the sole determiner as to whether or not a player has fouled are prohibited unless the foul lines shall be explained to the patron before the games start.
  6. Only items of merchandise that can be won by the player may be displayed in conjunction with any game.  A sign setting forth the requirements for winning a prize shall be conspicuously displayed.  The offering of money as a prize or as incentive to play is prohibited.
  7. All concessions shall be open to inspection by those persons listed in Section 5.48.070(A) during the hours the carnival is open to the public.
(1985-M-34: § 1)