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A. Required; Exemptions:
1. It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to operate a principal sexually oriented business use without having first secured a license as herein provided.
2. Except for dancing and live entertainment, as herein regulated, accessory sexually oriented business uses shall not require a license pursuant to this section. An accessory sexually oriented business use which hires or contracts for live entertainment or dancing must apply for and obtain a temporary business license for each event. The application for the temporary license must be on a form provided by the city clerk.
B. Application: An application for a license for a principal sexually oriented business use must be made on a form provided by the city. The application must be accompanied by a sketch or diagram showing the configuration of the premises, including a statement of total floor space occupied by the business. The sketch or diagram need not be professionally prepared but must be drawn to a designated scale or drawn with marked dimensions of the interior of the premises to an accuracy of plus or minus six inches (±6"). Applicants who must comply with section 4-10-19 of this chapter shall submit a diagram meeting the requirements of that section.
C. Qualifications: The applicant must be qualified according to the provisions of this section and section 4-10-5 of this chapter and the premises must be inspected and found to be in compliance with the law by the fire department and building official.
D. Signature: If a person who wishes to operate a sexually oriented business use is an individual, the individual must sign the application for a license as applicant. If a person who wishes to operate a sexually oriented business use is other than an individual, each individual who has an interest in the business must sign the application for a license as applicant. Each applicant must be qualified under section 4-10-5 and each applicant shall be considered a licensee if a license is granted. (Ord. 440, 4-12-1994)