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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:
“Director” means the director of community development or his or her designee.
“Figure model” means any person, male or female, who poses to be observed, viewed, sketched, painted, drawn, sculptured, photographed or otherwise similarly depicted.
“Manager” means any individual designated as responsible for the modeling studio and who is employed by the modeling studio.
“Modeling studio” means:
(1) Any premises on which there is conducted the business of furnishing figure models for persons who pay a fee or other consideration or compensation, or a gratuity, for the right or opportunity to observe, view, sketch, paint, draw, sculpture, photograph, or similarly depict the figure model.
(2) Any premises where there is conducted the business of furnishing or providing or procuring for a fee or other consideration or compensation or gratuity, figure models to be sketched, painted, drawn, sculptured, photographed or otherwise similarly depicted.
(3) “Modeling studio” does not include:
(A) Any studio which is operated by any state college, or public junior college or school wherein the persons, firm, association, partnership or corporation operating it has met the requirements established in Division 21 of the Education Code for the issuance or conferring of, and is in fact authorized thereunder to issue and confer, a diploma or honorary diploma; or
(B) Any premises where there is conducted the business of furnishing, providing or procuring figure models solely for any studio described in subsection (A) of this paragraph (3)
(C) “Adult modeling studio,” as that term is defined in Section 5.12.020 of this title.
“Permittee” means any person with a permit to operate a modeling studio.
“Person” means any individual, firm, business, partnership, corporation, cooperative, company, association, joint stock association, church, religious sect, religious denomination, society, organization, or league and shall include any trustee, receiver, assignee, agent, solicitor, or other similar representative thereof.
(Ord. 788 § 15 (part), 1999)