10-3-2770: PURPOSE:
The purpose of this article is to prevent community wide adverse secondary effects that can be brought about by the unregulated operation of adult entertainment businesses. These adverse secondary effects include, but are not limited to: depreciation of property values; increased vacancy rates in residential and commercial areas; increased criminal activity; increased litter, noise, and vandalism; and interference with the enjoyment of residential property in the vicinity of such businesses. (Ord. 98-O-2301, eff. 7-2-1998)