§ 111.14  REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO EXHIBITION OF SEXUALLY EXPLICIT FILMS OR VIDEOS.
   (A)   A person who operates or causes to be operated a sexually oriented business, other than an adult motel, which exhibits on the premises in a viewing room of less than 150 square feet of floor space, a film, videocassette, or other video reproduction characterized by an emphasis on the display of specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas shall comply with the following requirements:
      (1)   Each application for a sexually oriented business license shall contain a diagram of the premises showing the location of all manager's stations, viewing rooms, overhead lighting fixtures, video cameras and monitors installed for monitoring purposes and restrooms, and shall designate all portions of the premises in which patrons will not be permitted.  Restrooms shall not contain video reproduction equipment.  The diagram shall also designate the place at which the permit will be conspicuously posted, if granted.  A professionally prepared diagram in the nature of an engineer's or architect's blueprint shall not be required; however, each diagram shall be oriented to the north or to some designated street or object and shall be drawn to a designated scale or with marked dimensions sufficient to show the various internal dimensions of all areas of the interior of the premises to an accuracy of plus or minus six inches.  The Clerk may waive the foregoing diagram for renewal applications if the applicant adopts a diagram that was previously submitted and certifies that the configuration of the premises has not been altered since it was prepared.
      (2)   The application shall be sworn to be true and correct by the applicant.
      (3)   No alteration in the configuration or location of a manager's station or viewing room may be made without the prior approval of the Town Clerk.
      (4)   It shall be the duty of the operator, and of any employees present on the premises, to ensure that no patron is permitted access to any area of the premises which has been designated as an area in which patrons will not be permitted in the application filed pursuant to (A)(1) of this section.
      (5)   The interior premises shall be equipped with overhead lighting fixtures of sufficient intensity to illuminate every place to which patrons are permitted access at an illumination of not less than one foot candle as measured at the floor level.  It shall be the duty of the operator, and of any employees present on the premises, to ensure that the illumination described above is maintained at all times that the premises are occupied by patrons or open for business.
      (6)   It shall be the duty of the operator, and of any employees present on the premises, to ensure that no sexual activity occurs in or on the licensed premises.
      (7)   It shall be the duty of the operator, and of any employees present on the premises, to ensure that not more than one person is present in a viewing room at any time.  No person shall enter a viewing room that is occupied by another person.
      (8)   It shall be the duty of the operator, and of any employees present on the premises, to ensure that no openings of any kind exist between viewing rooms.  No person shall make an attempt to make an opening of any kind between viewing rooms.
      (9)   It shall be the duty of the operator, or of any employee who discovers two or more patrons in a viewing room or discovers any person making or attempting to make an opening of any kind between viewing rooms, to immediately escort such persons from the premises.
      (10)   It shall be the duty of the operator, or of any employee, who discovers an opening of any kind between viewing rooms to immediately secure such rooms, and prevent entry into them by any patron until such time as the wall between the rooms has been repaired to remove the opening.  Removal and repairing openings between viewing rooms shall be in a manner that is as structurally substantial as the original wall construction.
      (11)   It shall be the duty of the operator, at least once each business day, to inspect the walls between viewing rooms for openings of any kind.
      (12)   It shall be the duty of the operator to post conspicuous signs in well-lighted entry areas of the business stating all of the following:
         (a)   That no loitering is permitted in viewing rooms;
         (b)   That the occupancy of viewing rooms is limited to one person;
         (c)   That sexual activity on the premises is prohibited;
         (d)   That the making of openings between viewing rooms is prohibited;
         (e)   That violators will be required to leave the premises; and
         (f)   That violations of subdivisions (b), (c) and (d) of this division are unlawful.
      (13)   It shall be the duty of the operator to ensure that floor coverings in viewing rooms are nonporous, easily cleanable surfaces, with no rugs or carpeting.
      (14)   It shall be the duty of the operator to ensure that all wall surfaces and seating surfaces in viewing rooms are constructed of or permanently covered by nonporous easily cleanable material.
      (15)   It shall be the duty of the operator to ensure that premises are clean and sanitary.  Such duty shall be fulfilled if the operator complies with the following cleaning procedures:
         (a)   The operator shall maintain a regular cleaning schedule of at least two cleans per day, documented by appropriate logs;
         (b)   The operator shall provide an employee to check all areas for garbage, trash, body fluids and excrement and to remove and clean all areas with a disinfectant.  All solid waste generated by the business shall be collected from the premises for disposal at a lawful solid waste disposal facility at least twice each week.  Prior to collection, solid waste shall be stored in a manner that prevents access by animals or members of the public and which will not facilitate the creation of a health nuisance;
         (c)   Thorough cleaning of the entire interior of any room providing patron privacy shall be done using a disinfectant.  Cleaning shall include floors, walls, doors, seating, monitors, video cameras, and windows and other surfaces.
      (16)   The interior of the premises shall be configured in such a manner that there is an unobstructed view from a manager's station of every area of the premises, including the interior of each viewing room but excluding restrooms, to which any patron is permitted access for any purpose.  A manager's station shall not exceed 32 square feet of floor area.  If the premises have two or more manager's stations designated, then the interior of the premises shall be configured in such a manner that there is an unobstructed view of each area of the premises to which any patron is permitted access for any purpose from at least one of the manager's stations.  The view required in this subdivision must be by direct line of sight from the manager's station.  It is the duty of the operator to ensure that at least one employee is on duty and situated in each manager's station at all times that any patron is on the premises.  It shall be the duty of the operator, and it shall also be the duty of any employees present on the premises, to ensure that the view area specified in this paragraph remains unobstructed by any doors, curtains, walls, merchandise, display racks or other materials or enclosures at all times that any patron is present on the premises.
      (17)   It shall be unlawful for a person having a duty under this section to knowingly fail to fulfill that duty.
(Ord. 2001-08, passed 6-26-01)  Penalty, see § 111.99