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Zoning Permit and License Required. Any application for a sexually oriented business Zoning Permit shall be processed in accordance with § 154.01 with the following additional requirements:
(A) Permit and license required. Each sexually oriented business or service oriented escort bureau is required to obtain a Zoning Permit under the City of Covington's Zoning Code and License under the countywide licensing ordinance, Kenton County Ordinance No. 451.9 as amended, establishing licensing requirements for sexually oriented businesses and service oriented escort bureaus. However, no license is required for a media store with some sexually oriented media.
(B) Order of submissions. For a new sexually oriented business or service oriented escort bureau, the process is designed for the applicant to apply for a Zoning Permit first and Kenton County License second.
(C) Application contents. In addition to the other requirements of an application for a Zoning Permit, the applicant shall submit to the Zoning Administrator at least the following:
(1) A complete description of the exact nature of the business to be conducted;
(2) A location plan, showing the location of the property and the applicant's identification of any school, religious institution, public recreation area, park or day care center within 1,500 feet of the property;
(3) A sketch of the exterior and interior of the premises, showing all areas that will be open to the public and their purposes, the dimensions of such areas, all entrances and exits, the location of the screen for a motion picture theatre, the location and dimensions of the stage for a cabaret or theatre;
(4) A parking plan; and
(5) A lighting and signage plan, showing fixtures that are adequate in number, design and location to meet the lighting requirements and applicable provisions of the countywide licensing ordinance, Kenton County Ordinance No. 451.9 as amended, establishing licensing requirements for sexually oriented businesses and service oriented escort bureaus.
(Ord. 1560-2006, passed 9-12-06)