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Rules and RegulationsWhen a request for the use of District facilities is made by an organization or individual, the responsible person will be required to see to it that the rules and regulations of the Board of Trustees and other applicable laws are adhered to. In the event of failure of User to adhere to these rules and regulations, future requests for use of District facilities may be denied.
Fire and Safety Regulations
1. At no time will there be more persons admitted to the auditorium or other assembly rooms that the legal seating capacity will accommodate.
2. Flammable decorations, including stage scenery, will be fire resistant or flam proofed in accordance with the requirements of the State Health and Safety Code.
3. No device, which produces flame, sparks, smoke, and explosives, will be used in the auditorium or assembly rooms.
4. A copy of the Application and Permit for the Use of College facilities will be forwarded to the appropriate department prior to the use of college facilities.
1. Sections 82530-82547 of the Education Code of the State of California are the bases for these rules and are hereby incorporated in this application even though not herein duplicated.
2. Applicants for the use of college facilities must be responsible citizens of the Ventura County Community College District. The applicant will be a member of the organization, society, or group requesting the use of college facilities, and unless he is an officer of such group, he will present written authorization from the appropriate officers of the group to make such applications (E.C. 82546).
3. The applicant will state the date of the use requested, the hour of opening and closing, the names of the speaker or speakers, the topic of discussion, the title and nature of the entertainment (if entertainment), the name of the organization for which the application is made, and the name of the owner, producer, or controlling agency if other than the applicant.
4. Final approval for use of college facilities will not be granted more than sixty (60) days in advance.
5. Use and occupancy of college property will be primarily for public school purposes. Any authorized use of occupancy of the property for other than public school purposes will be secondary and subordinate to this primary purpose (E.C> 82531).
6. Permits for recreations use of facilities after regular school hours will be determined by mutual agreement with the appropriate recreational agency (E.C. 82540)
7. Any permit may be revoked without previous notice where conflicted dates have resulted, or where need of the property for public school purposes have subsequently developed (E.C. 82538). For other causes, permits may be revoked at any time upon reasonable notice.
8. This permit is not transferable
9. No permit will be issued to extend later than 12 o'clock midnight.
10. Juvenile organization must have adequate adult sponsorship.
11. Each organization will properly supervise people on the stage and in the audience.
12. The college employee in charge will have the power of a peace officer to carry out the provision and intents and purposes of the chapter (E.C. 82541).
13. No smoking will be permitted in college building. Intoxicants or narcotics will not be used, nor will profane language, quarreling or gambling be permitted. Violations of this rule or any other rule on this form during occupancy will be sufficient cause for denying further use of college premises to the organization.
14. The program offered during the use of any school premises will at no time contain matter which might tend to cause a breach of the peace, or which constitutes subversive doctrine or seditious utterances, or which agitates for changes in our form of government or social order by violence or unlawful methods. (E.C. 82545).
15. College furniture or apparatus will not be moved or displaced by any permittee without permission from, and under the supervision of, the college district employee in charge.
16. When the stage is to be used equipment and personnel are to be furnished by the college and appropriate charges will be made.
17. If free use is granted as provided in the Civic Center Act, the meeting will be nonexclusive and will be open to the public.
18. A public school district will not make any appropriation or pay from any public funds whatsoever, or grant anything to or in aid of any religious sect, church, creed, or sectarian purpose (Section 8, Article IX, Constitution of California).
19. No sectarian or denominational doctrine may be taught or instructions thereon be permitted, directly or indirectly, in a public school (Section 8, Article IX, Constitution of California).
20. The administrator in charge of scheduling facilities, or his designated representative, is authorized to issue all permits for the use and occupancy of school property by authorized individuals, groups, or organizations, during non-school hours. Such permits will be issued at the appropriate office. If the administrator in charge of scheduling facilities has a question as to the availability of the building or propriety of the request for proposed use, he will refer the problem to the president.