It shall be unlawful for any person to advertise, offer, engage in, conduct or carry on, or to permit to be advertised, offered, engaged in, conducted or carried on, in or upon any premises in the village, the operation of a massage establishment as herein defined, without first having obtained a license from the village pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, with the exception of the following:
   (A)   Hospitals, nursing homes, medical facilities, or offices at which physicians, surgeons, chiropractors, osteopaths, podiatrists, naprapaths, occupational therapists, physical therapists, or other health care workers duly licensed by the State of Illinois to provide, on an ongoing basis, professional health services to individuals including, but not limited to, services permitted by the Illinois Occupational Therapy Practices Act (335 ILCS 75/1 et seq.); the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (225 ILCS 90/1 et seq.); or the Illinois Naprapathic Practices Act (225 ILCS 63/1 et seq.);
   (B)   Athletic trainers for any athletic program of a private or public school, college, or any athletic team regularly organized or engaging in competition;
   (C)   Barbers, estheticians, and cosmetologists who are duly licensed by the State of Illinois, and who only provide massage services of the neck, back, face, scalp, hair, hands, and feet of a patron who is fully clothed;
   (D)   Any school or educational institution licensed to do business as a school or educational institution in the State of Illinois, or any school recognized by or approved by or affiliated with the American Massage Therapy Association, the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, or the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards, and which has for its purpose or offers courses in the teaching of the theory, method, profession, or work of bodywork or massage, including clinical externships, practicums or community services;
   (E)   Home-based massage services provided by a person who is duly licensed by the State of Illinois, provided that such person is otherwise in compliance with the village Code pertaining to home occupations; and
   (F)   Massage services offered or conducted by a licensed massage establishment and which are performed at a location other than a massage establishment, provided that such massage services are performed in accordance with this chapter.
(Ord. 19-33, passed 11-12-19)