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(a) Every portion of the massage establishment, including appliances and apparatus, shall be kept clean and operated in a sanitary condition.
(b) Price rates for all services shall be prominently posted in the reception area in a location available to all prospective customers.
(c) All employees, including masseurs and masseuses, shall be clean and wear clean, nontransparent outer garments, covering the sexual and genital area, whose use is restricted to the massage establishment. A separate dressing room for each sex must be available on the premises and each dressing room shall contain a tub or shower in good working order and individual lockers for each employee and customer. Doors to such dressing rooms shall open inward and shall be self-closing.
(d) All massage establishments shall be provided with clean, laundered sheets and towels in sufficient quantity and shall be laundered after each use thereof and stored in a sanitary manner.
(e) The sexual or genital area of patrons must be covered by towels, cloths, or undergarments when in the presence of an employee, masseur, or masseuse.
(f) It shall be unlawful for any person, knowingly, in a massage establishment, to place his/her hand upon, to touch with any part of his/her body, to fondle in any manner, or to massage a sexual or genital area of any other person.
(g) No masseur or masseuse, employee, or operator shall perform, offer or agree to perform, any act which would require the touching of the patron's genital area.
(h) All walls, ceilings, floors, pools, showers, bathtubs, steam rooms and all other physical facilities shall be in good repair and maintained in a clean sanitary condition. Wet and dry heat rooms, steam or vapor rooms, or steam or vapor cabinets, shower compartments and toilet rooms shall be thoroughly cleaned each day the business is in operation. Bathtubs and showers shall be thoroughly cleaned after each use. When carpeting is used on the floors, it shall be kept dry.
(i) Oils, creams, lotions or other preparations used in administering massages shall be kept in clean, closed containers or cabinets.
(j) Eating in the massage work areas shall not be permitted. Animals, except for seeing-eye dogs, shall not be permitted in the massage work areas.
(k) Each masseur and masseuse shall wash his/her hands in hot running water, using a proper soap or disinfectant before administering a massage to each patron.
(Ord. 1980-166. Passed 10-15-80.)