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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLNESS. The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.
DIRECTOR. The Director of the Louisville Metro Department of Codes and Regulations or a designee.
MASSAGE. The process whereby any person or persons, not otherwise exempt from this chapter by § 115.180 hereunder, apply on the body of any other person or persons pressure, friction, moisture, heat, or cold, or exert rubbing, stroking, kneading, pounding, touching or tapping by any physical or mechanical means for compensation.
MASSAGE FACILITY. Any establishment or operation, not otherwise exempt from this chapter by § 115.180 hereunder, wherein a massage is administered or permitted to be administered for compensation.
MASSAGE FACILITY EMPLOYEE. Any person that is not a state licensed massage therapist that is suffered or permitted to work in a massage facility whether as an employee or an independent contractor.
SEPARATE MASSAGE FACILITY. A room or group of rooms located at the same premises and treated in the operation of the business as a single unit wherein massage treatments are administered.
(1999 Lou. Code, § 111.390) (Lou. Ord. No. 101-1974, approved 8-27-1974; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 246-2007, approved 11-12-2007)