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(a) Sexually Oriented Business License Required. A sexually oriented business license shall be required to establish, operate, or maintain a sexually oriented business within the city.
(b) Operation Without License Prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person not having a current and valid sexually oriented business license to establish, operate, or maintain a sexually oriented business within the City at any time after the effective date of this section.
(c) Operation in Violation of License Prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any licensee to establish, operate, or maintain a sexually oriented business within the City except in the manner authorized by, and in compliance with, the provisions of this chapter and the licensee's sexually oriented business license.
(d) Content and Display of License. Every sexually oriented business license shall be provided by the City and shall, at a minimum, prominently display on its face the name of the licensee, the expiration date, and the address of the sexually oriented business. Every licensee shall display the license at all times in plain view in a conspicuous place on the licensed premises so that it can be easily seen and read at any time by any person entering the licensed premises.
(e) License Term. Sexually oriented business licenses shall be operative and valid, unless first terminated, suspended, or revoked, for a term of one year commencing on the date of issuance and may be renewed only by making an application. Application for renewal should be made at least forty-five days before the expiration date.