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Legislation #: 030590 Introduction Date: 5/15/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 6/1/2003
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SKAGGS
Title: Amending Chapter 12, Code of Ordinances, pertaining to Amusements and Commercial Recreation by adding one new Section 12-284, Outdoor event emergency plans.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/14/2003

Prepare to Introduce

5/15/2003

Referred Finance Committee

5/21/2003

Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

5/22/2003

Passed as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 030590

 

Amending Chapter 12, Code of Ordinances, pertaining to Amusements and Commercial Recreation by adding one new Section 12-284, Outdoor event emergency plans.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 12, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by adding one new Section 12-284, Outdoor event emergency plans, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 12-284. Outdoor event evacuation plans.

(a) An operator of an outdoor event or venue that is not subject to the Fire Code, including, but not limited to, an amusement park, carnival, rodeo, stadium, theatre, circus, concert, festival or race that is conducted for profit and intended or designed for the assembly of 1000 or more people shall have an emergency plan for individuals attending such event.

 

(b) The emergency plan shall consist of the means by which directional signage or similar marking, that indicates the nearest exit either from the event or to a protective shelter, if such exists, are posted at the event. The emergency plan shall also include the means by which individuals attending the event will be warned in case of disaster, fire, terrorist attack, severe weather conditions such as tornadoes or thunderstorms or other emergency situations.

 

(c) The directional signage or similar marking shall be posted throughout the event in a manner that is conspicuous and reasonably calculated to be seen by individuals attending the events.

 

(d) A copy of the emergency plan shall be available at the event for public inspection.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney