Several recreation events, including a circus, rodeo, and carnival, are included in the definition of Public Amusement. Prior to holding a circus, rodeo, or carnival, a license should be obtained from the City Clerk's office.
TO APPLY FOR OR RENEW A PUBLIC AMUSEMENT LICENSE FOR A CIRCUS, RODEO, OR CARNIVAL:
- Review the Public Amusement chapter of the Marion City Code
- Complete application
- Submit application with appropriate fee and any required documentation (listed on the application) to the Finance/City Clerk’s Office at 1225 6th Avenue, Marion, IA 52302
- Once your application has been submitted, we will forward your application to the appropriate departments for approval. This process can take two to six weeks.
- Upon approval, a license will be mailed to you at the mailing address listed on your application.