§ 123.02  REGULATION OF VIEWING AREAS.
   An adult establishment, except as otherwise provided by laws more restrictive, shall meet the requirements set forth in this section:
   (A)   All walls or partitions within an adult establishment which are situated so as to create a viewing area in which or from which live entertainment may be viewed or in which any amusement device or viewing screen, including, without limitation, television screens, movie screens, or monitors (hereinafter, a "viewing area") is located shall be constructed of not less than one hour fire-restrictive material and shall contain no holes, openings, or other perforations except those intended for use as, and actually in use as, openings for electric switches and outlets or ventilation.  Ventilation openings may be located only one foot from the bottom of walls and shall be covered by a permanently affixed ventilation cover.  Under no circumstances shall any wall or partition have an opening of any kind between viewing booths, rooms, or areas.
   (B)   Any adult establishment which contains any viewing area in which or from which live entertainment may be viewed or in which any amusement device or viewing screen, including, without limitation, television screens, movie screens, or monitors, is located shall comply with the following requirements:
      (1)   The interior of the adult establishment shall be configured such that all such viewing areas shall be open to public view at all times from the common areas of the establishment, and there shall not be any doors, curtains, blinds, walls, merchandise, display racks, or other structures, materials, or devices or any kind or description that at any time obstruct observation of the interior of such viewing areas from the common areas of the establishment;
      (2)   The width of the entryway into each such viewing area shall be equal to the width of the viewing area.  If additional load-bearing capacity shall be necessitated given such width, support columns or pillars, of a width not to exceed the minimum width necessary to provide the needed level of structural support, shall be utilized in lieu of solid walls;
      (3)   Seating within a viewing area shall be of a stool-type construction without seat backs or sides;
      (4)   No more than one patron or customer shall at any time occupy any viewing area 150 square feet or less;
      (5)   No restroom shall contain any video reproduction equipment, screen, or monitor of any kind;
      (6)   The premises shall be equipped with overhead lighting fixtures of sufficient intensity to illuminate every place to which patrons are permitted access at an illumination level of not less than five footcandles measured at the floor level, and the premises shall be so illuminated at all times any patron is present in the premises.
(Ord. 04-20, passed 7-27-04)