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(A) A person commits an offense if he or she operates a sexually oriented business without a valid license, issued by the city for the particular type of business.
(B) An application for a license must be made on a form provided by the Director of the Department of Public Safety. The application form shall be sworn to and shall:
(1) Include the name and address of the applicant;
(2) State whether or not the applicant meets each of the requirements set forth in § 111.05 below;
(3) The name and address of each person required to sign the application pursuant to division (D) below, and the name, address and type of entity (if any) of each person or entity owned or controlled by the person who owns or controls an interest in the business to be licensed; and
(4) Other matters, consistent with this ordinance, as may be specified in the application form. 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. Applicants who must comply with § 111.31 below shall submit a diagram meeting the requirements of § 111.31.
(C) The applicant must be qualified according to the provisions of this chapter and the premises must be inspected and found to be in compliance with the law by the Health Department, Department of Public Safety, and Building Official.
(D) If a person who wishes to operate a sexually oriented business is an individual, he or she must sign an application for a license as applicant. If a person who wishes to operate a sexually oriented business is other than an individual, each individual who directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, owns or controls a 10% or greater interest in the business must sign and submit, as an applicant, a separate application containing all applicable information required by § 111.31 below. Each applicant must be qualified under § 111.31 and each applicant shall be considered a licensee if a license is granted.
(2005 Code, § 6-2-4) Penalty, see § 111.99