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For the purposes of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this section.
(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, powders, creams, lotions, ointments or other similar preparations commonly used in this practice.
(b) "Applicant" means person applying for a permit under this chapter and must include all partners, including limited partners, of a partnership applicant, any officer or director of a corporate applicant, and any stockholder holding more than two percent (2%) of the stock of a corporate applicant.
(c) "Massage establishment" means any establishment having a fixed place of business where any person, firm, association or corporation engages in, or carries on, or permits to be engaged in or carried on, any of the activities mentioned in subsection (a) hereof.
(d) "Masseur" or "masseuse" means any individual who, for any consideration whatsoever, engages in the practice of massage as herein defined.
(e) "Employee" means any and all persons other than the masseurs or massesues, who render any service to the permittee, who receive compensation directly from the permittee, and who have no physical contact with customers and clients.
(f) "Person" means any individual, copartnership, firm, association, joint stock company, corporation or combination of individuals of whatever form or character.
(g) "Health Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the Department of Health of the City or his/her authorized representative.
(h) "Permittee" means the operator of a massage establishment.
(i) "Sexual or genital area" includes the genitals, pubic area, anus or perineum of any person, or the vulva or breasts of a female.
(Ord. 1980-166. Passed 10-15-80.)