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(a) It is hereby recognized that sexually oriented businesses, because of their very nature, have serious objectionable operational characteristics, particularly when several of them are concentrated or when one or more of them are located near a residential zone or other uses frequented by children. In these circumstances such uses have a deleterious effect upon the adjacent areas. Special regulation of these uses is necessary to ensure that these adverse effects will not contribute to the blighting or downgrading of the surrounding neighborhood and businesses. These special regulations are itemized in this chapter. These controls are for the purpose of preventing a concentration of these uses within any one area and to prevent deterioration or blighting of a nearby residential neighborhood or commercial area. These controls do not legitimatize activities which are prohibited by other provisions of these Codified Ordinances or by State law.
(b) Uses subject to these controls and referred to herein as regulated uses are as follows:
(1) Adult book or video stores.
(2) Adult cabarets.
(3) Adult motion picture theaters.
(4) Adult novelty stores.
(5) Adult panoramas.
(6) Burlesque halls.
(Ord. 133. Passed 7-22-96.)