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For the proposes of enforcing this chapter, the following words are defined and shall have the meaning ascribed to them as hereafter set forth:
(a) "Massage" means any method of pressure on or friction against or stroking, kneading, rubbing, tapping, pounding, vibrating or stimulating of the external soft parts of the body with the hands or with the aid of any mechanical or electrical apparatus or appliance, with or without such supplementary aids as rubbing alcohol, liniments, antiseptics, oils, powder, creams, lotions, ointments or other similar preparations commonly used in this practice for a purpose other than the treatment of disorders of the human body.
(b) "Massage establishment" means any establishment having a fixed place of business where any person, firm, association or corporation engages in, carries on or permits to be engaged in or carried on any of the activities mentioned in subsection (a) hereof for any consideration whatsoever.
(c) "Out call massage service" means any business, the function of which is to engage in or carry on massages at a location designated by the customer or client rather than at a massage establishment.
(d) "Massage technician" means any person who, for any consideration whatsoever, engages in the practice of massage as defined in subsection (a) hereof.
(e) "Employee" means any and all persons other than the massage technician, who render any service to the operator, who receive compensation directly from the operator, and who have no physical contact with customer and clients.
(f) "Person" means any individual, co-partnership, firm, association, joint stock company, corporation or combination of individuals of whatever form or character.
(g) "Operator" means the permit operator of a massage establishment.
(h) "Sexual or genital area" means the genitals, pubic area, buttocks, anus or perineum of any person, or the vulva or breasts of a female.
(Ord. 68-98. Passed 9-21-98.)