Theater License

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This license applies to operation of a theater or place for theatrical performances or for the exhibition of motion pictures.  It does not apply to exhibitions, concerts, or lectures in municipal buildings, schools, churches, or fraternal halls or club rooms used in connection with the work of fraternal orders or other bona fide clubs.

The license period is July 1 - June 30.  Applications are available in the City Clerk's office.  Renewal applications are sent in April to current license holders.  (Municipal Code Chapter 6.68)

Additional land use approvals may be required prior to issuance of this license.  Please contact the Planning and Zoning Division of the Community Development Department for more information.


The annual license fee is $0.55 per seat, with a $75 minimum.


For more information please contact the City Clerk's Office at (414) 479-8921. | Email