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A. The city council finds that it is in the best interests of the public health, safety, and general welfare of the people of the city that nudity is prohibited as provided in this section on the premises of any establishment licensed under this chapter. This is to protect and assist the owners, operators and employees of the establishment, as well as patrons and the public in general from harm stemming from the physical immediacy and combination of alcohol, nudity, and sex. The city council especially intends to prevent any subliminal endorsement of sexual harassment or activities likely to lead to the possibility of various criminal conduct, including prostitution, sexual assault, and disorderly conduct. The city council also finds that the prohibition of nudity on the premises of any establishment licensed under this chapter, as set forth in this section, reflects the prevailing community standards of the city.
B. It is unlawful for any licensee to permit or allow any person or persons on the licensed premises when the person does not have his or her buttocks, anus, breasts, and genitals covered with a nontransparent material. It is unlawful for any person to be on the licensed premises when the person does not have his or her buttocks, anus, breasts, and genitals covered with a nontransparent material.
C. It is unlawful for any licensee to permit or allow any person or persons upon the licensed premises to engage in obscene performances, sexual conduct or continued use of obscenities as defined in Minnesota statutes 617.241 as amended from time to time.
D. A violation of this section is a misdemeanor punishable as provided by law, and is justification for revocation or suspension of any liquor, wine or 3.2 percent malt liquor license or any other license issued under this chapter or the imposition of a civil penalty under the provisions of section 3.29 of this chapter. (Ord. 78, 6th Series, eff. 7-6-2015)