The City Council makes the following findings regarding the need to license and therapists and to prohibit all other types of businesses and services to the public.
(a) who have bona fide and standardized training in therapeutic , health and hygiene can provide a legitimate and necessary service to the general public.
(b) Health and sanitation regulations governing and therapists can minimize the risk of the spread of communicable diseases and can promote overall health and sanitation.
(c) License qualifications for the restrictions on and therapists can minimize the risk that such businesses and will facilitate prostitution and other criminal activity in the community.
(d) services provided by with no specialized and standardized training in can endanger citizens by facilitating the spread of communicable diseases, by exposing citizens to unhealthy and unsanitary conditions, and by increasing the risk of personal injury.
(e) businesses which employ with no specialized and standardized training can tax city law-enforcement services, because such businesses are more likely to be operated as fronts for prostitution and other criminal activity than operations established by with standardized training.
(f) The training of professional at accredited institutions is an important means of ensuring the fullest measure of protecting the public health, safety and welfare.
(1958 Code, § 150.22) (Ord. 112, passed 9-16-1947; Ord. 137, passed 12-7-1948; Ord. 148, passed 8-15-1950; repealed and new Division added by Ord. 171, passed 12-4-1951; Ord. 75-3, passed 1-13-1975, renumbered to § 150.20; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; Ord. 99-23, passed 9-7-1999)