§ 5.220.010  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   APPLICANT(S).  The individual applicant and/or the designated officer or managing partner acting on behalf of a corporation or partnership.
   CERTIFIED MASSAGE THERAPIST and CERTIFIED MASSAGE PRACTITIONER.  Any person holding a valid and current massage certificate.
   CHIEF.  The Police Chief of the City of Brea, or his or her designee.
   DIRECTOR.  The Director of Finance of the City of Brea, or his or her designee.
   EMPLOYEE.  Any person, other than a certified massage therapist or certified massage practitioner, who may render any service to the permittee, and who receives compensation from the permittee or his or her agent, and who has no physical contact with the customers or clients.
   HEARING OFFICER.  The City Manager of the City of Brea, or his or her designee.
   MASSAGE.  Any method of treating the external parts of the human body for remedial, health, or hygienic purposes by means of pressure on or friction against; or stroking, kneading, rubbing, tapping, pounding; or stimulating the external parts of the human body with the hands or other parts of the human body, with or without the aid of any mechanical or electrical apparatus or appliances; or with or without supplementary aids, such as rubbing alcohol, liniments, antiseptics, oils, powders, creams, lotions, ointments, or other similar preparations.
   MASSAGE CERTIFICATE.  A certificate issued to any massage therapist or practitioner pursuant to Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 4601, or any successor provision thereto.
   MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENT.  Any establishment having a fixed place of business where any person, firm, association, partnership or corporation engages in, conducts, or carries on, or permits to be engaged in, conducted or carried on, any business of giving massages, baths, administration of fomentation, electric or magnetic treatments, alcohol rubs, or any other type of system for treatment or manipulation of the human body with or without any character of bath, such as Turkish, Russian, Swedish, Japanese, vapor, shower, electric tub, sponge, mineral, fomentation, or any other type of bath.
   OUT CALL MASSAGE SERVICE.  Any business where the primary function of such business is to engage in or carry on massage at locations designated by the customers or clients.
   PERMITTEE.  Any person, firm, partnership or corporation having a massage establishment permit issued hereunder.
(Ord. 1136, passed 4-6-10)