5.20.100 Revocation or suspension of license.
   A.   The license of a massage therapist or of a massage establishment may be revoked or suspended, or the issuance or renewal thereof denied, upon any one of the following grounds:
   1.   That the licensee is guilty of fraud in conducting the business of massage therapist or massage establishment, or of fraud or deceit in obtaining a license to conduct such business;
   2.   That the licensee has been convicted in a court of competent jurisdiction of a felony or of any offense involving prostitution, homosexual behavior, indecent exposure, pornography or lewd and lascivious acts as enumerated in this code and as defined in the Arizona Revised Statutes;
   3.   That the licensee is addicted to the habitual use of intoxicating liquors, narcotics or stimulants to such an extent as to incapacitate him for the performance of professional duties;
   4.   That the licensee is guilty of untrue, fraudulent, misleading or deceptive advertising;
   5.   That the licensee is grossly ignorant of or guilty of wilful negligence in the business of massage therapist or massage establishment;
   6.   That the licensee is engaged in the business of massage therapist or massage establishment under a false or assumed name, or is impersonating another practitioner of a like or different name;
   7.   That the licensee has violated any of the provisions of this chapter.
   B.   To suspend or revoke a license, the city clerk shall deliver personally to the licensee, or by certified mail at the business address as shown on the application or otherwise more recently of record, a written notice that the license is suspended or revoked. The cause for the suspension or revocation shall be set forth in the notice. A suspended or revoked license shall besurrendered to the city clerk on demand.
   C.   No person, association, firm or corporation may apply for any massage therapist or massage establishment license within one year from the denial of any license to the applicant or from the suspension, revocation or nonrenewal of any license, unless the cause of the denial, suspension, revocation or nonrenewal has been removed to the satisfaction of the city clerk.
(Ord. 536.6 § 1 (part), 1991; prior code § 10-6-9)