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For the purposes of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given in this section:
“Chief of police” means the chief of police or another city official designated by the chief of police to act for him or her.
“Establishment” means the premises, location or place advertised for or purported to be used for the practice of fortunetelling and/or occult arts.
“Fee” means a fee, reward, donation, loan or receipt of anything of value in exchange for the practice of fortunetelling and occult arts.
“Fortuneteller” means any person who advertises by sign, circular, handbill, newspaper, periodical, magazine or other means whatsoever the practice of fortunetelling and/or occult arts, and shall include any person who advertises as a “psychic” or “spiritual reader” or “spiritual counselor” for the purpose of the practice of fortunetelling and/or the occult arts.
“Fortunetelling and occult arts” means telling of fortune and forecasting of futures by means of an occult, psychic power, faculty, force, clairvoyance, cartomancy, psychology, psychometry, numerology, hypnosis, phrenology, spirits, tea leaves or other such reading, mediumship, seership, augury, astrology, palmistry, necromancy, mind reading, telepathy or other craft, art, science, cards, talisman, charm, potion, magnetism, magnetized article or substance, cunning or foresight, crystal gazing, mysteries or magic of any kind or nature.
“Fortunetelling establishment” means the premises, location or place advertised for, or purported to be used, for the practice of fortunetelling and/or occult arts by a fortuneteller as defined by this code.
(Ord. 339 § 2, 2005)