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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIAL. The terms of this chapter shall be administered by the Mayor of the city, who shall be the enforcement officer, or his or her authorized representative.
EMPLOYEE. Any and all persons other than masseurs who render any service for the licensee and who receive compensation directly from the licensee but have no physical contact with customers or clients.
GENITAL AREA. See SEXUAL AREA.
LICENSEE. The operator of a massage establishment.
MASSAGE. Any method of pressure on, friction against, or stroking, kneading, rubbing, tapping, pounding, bathing, touching, binding, painting, irritating or stimulating, of external soft parts of the body with hands or with the aid of any manual, mechanical or electrical apparatus or appliance, with or without supplementary aids such as rubbing alcohol, liniments, antiseptic oils, powders, cremes, lotions, soaps, ointments or other similar preparations commonly used in this practice.
MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENT. Any establishment having its place of business where any person engages in or carries on, or permits to be engaged or carried on, any of the activities defined above, under MASSAGE.
MASSAGE SERVICES. The providing of a massage by any person.
MASSEUR or MASSEUSE. Any person who, for any consideration whatever, engages in the practice of massage.
SEXUAL AREA or GENITAL AREA. The sexual or genital area of any person shall include the genitals, pubic area, anus or perineum of any person, or the vulva or breasts of a female.
(Prior Code, § 120.01) (Ord. 4210, passed 6-14-1976)