A. It is unlawful for any person, firm, partnership or corporation to engage in, conduct or carry on, or to permit to be engaged in, conducted or carried on, in or upon any premises within the city, the operation of a massage establishment as herein described, without first having obtained a massage establishment permit issued by the city pursuant to the provisions herein set forth. The permit shall immediately be surrendered to the Director upon suspension, revocation or expiration of the permit.
B. A permit under this Article I shall be valid for twelve (12) months from the date of issuance unless revoked or suspended. The permit required shall be in addition to any business license required by city ordinance or any other permit required for such use including, but not limited to, any conditional use permit or other similar entitlement for use. A massage establishment permit may be renewed up to thirty (30) days after the expiration date upon payment of a late fee in such amount as established by resolution of the City Council. Thereafter, such business must comply with all requirements of this chapter applicable to new massage establishment applicants.
C. Except as provided in § 5.220.030 (Exceptions), if any other type of business, including but not limited to, a tanning salon, spa, reflexology facility or acupuncture facility, allows any type of massage, that business must obtain a massage establishment permit.
(Ord. 1136, passed 4-6-10; Am. Ord. 1180, passed 1-19-16) Penalty, see § 5.220.450