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(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/Art 11 prec Div 54

    (65 ILCS 5/Art 11 prec Div 54 heading)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 54

    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 54 heading)

65 ILCS 5/11-54-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-54-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-54-1)
    Sec. 11-54-1. The corporate authorities of each municipality may license, tax, and regulate all athletic contests and exhibitions carried on for gain. This tax shall be based on the gross receipts derived from the sale of admission tickets, but the tax shall not exceed 3% of the gross receipts. No municipality may impose a tax under this Section, or impose any other amusement or exhibition tax, on ticket sales, membership fees, or any other charges for attending exhibitions or attractions associated with a zoological park authorized under Section 40 of the Cook County Forest Preserve District Act, nor may any municipality impose a duty to collect a tax under this Section, or any other amusement or exhibition tax, on any owner or operator of a zoological park authorized under Section 40 of the Cook County Forest Preserve District Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-1516, eff. 2-4-11.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 54.1

    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 54.1 heading)

65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-54.1-1)
    Sec. 11-54.1-1. "Carnival" means and includes an aggregation of attractions, whether shows, acts, games, vending devices or amusement devices, whether conducted under one or more managements or independently, which are temporarily set up or conducted in a public place or upon any private premises accessible to the public, with or without admission fee, and which, from the nature of the aggregation, attracts attendance and causes promiscuous intermingling of persons in the spirit of merrymaking and revelry.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 860.)

65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-54.1-2)
    Sec. 11-54.1-2. No carnival shall be set up, run, operated or conducted within the limits of a city, village or incorporated town unless a written permit from the corporate authorities has been issued, setting forth the conditions under which such carnival shall be operated. The permit shall be granted upon the condition that there shall not be set up or operated any gambling device, lottery, number or paddle wheel, number board, punch board, or other game of chance, or any lewd, lascivious or indecent show or attraction making an indecent exposure of the person or suggesting lewdness or immorality.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 860.)

65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-54.1-3)
    Sec. 11-54.1-3. No such permit shall be granted by the corporate authorities until they shall have investigated the carnival and are satisfied that, if permitted, it will be operated in accordance with the permit and the provisions of this Division 54.1. Such corporate authorities may issue the permit and collect permit fees necessary to pay the expenses of the investigation and to aid in policing the grounds and otherwise to compensate the city, village or incorporated town in such amount as the corporate authorities may determine. Each permit shall contain the proviso that sheriffs and police officers shall have free access to the grounds and all booths, shows and concessions on such grounds at all times, and it shall be the duty of all officers present at such carnival to enforce all the provisions of this Division 54.1.
(Source: P.A. 83-341.)

65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-54.1-4)
    Sec. 11-54.1-4. The permit as provided for in this Division 54.1 shall be made in duplicate, one copy thereof being retained by the corporate authorities. The other copy shall be kept in the possession of the manager of the carnival and shall be produced and shown to any sheriff, police officer or citizen, upon request.
(Source: P.A. 83-341.)

65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-54.1-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-54.1-5)
    Sec. 11-54.1-5. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this Division 54.1 is guilty of a petty offense.
(Source: P.A. 77-2500.)