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(A) Upon receipt of the recommendations of the respective agencies and with the information contained in the application, together with all additional information provided therein, the administrative official shall direct the issuance of the license by the City Controller to the applicant to maintain, operate, or conduct a massage establishment, unless the administrative official shall find any of the following to be true.
(1) The operation of the massage establishment as proposed by the applicant, if permitted, would not comply with the applicable laws of the state and the city including but not limited to the building, health, planning, housing, fire prevention and zoning codes of the city.
(2) The applicant or any other person who shall be directly or indirectly engaged in the management and operation of the massage establishment has been convicted of a felony, an offense involving sexual misconduct with children, or any provision of I.C. 35-11-3.1-1 et seq. with regard to sexual offenses.
(3) The operation of the massage establishment as proposed by the applicant, if permitted, would violate the provisions of this chapter.
(B) The license provided herein shall be for an initial term ending August 31 next following the issuance of the license, unless sooner suspended or revoked. The license must be renewed annually, and any renewal shall be for a term of one year, from September 1 to August 31.
(Prior Code, § 120.11) (Ord. 4210, passed 6-14-1976) Penalty, see § 120.99