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(A) Every massage establishment operator shall report immediately to the Police Department any and all changes of ownership or management of the massage establishment or business, including, but not limited to, changes of manager or other person principally in charge, stockholders holding more than 5% of the stock of the corporation, officers, directors and partners, any and all changes of name, style or designation under which the business is to be conducted and all changes of address or telephone numbers of the massage business. A change of location of any of the premises may be approved by the Police Chief, provided there is compliance with all applicable regulations of the city.
(B) No massage practitioner permit or operator permit may be sold, transferred or assigned by a permittee, or by operation of law, to any other person or persons. Any such sale, transfer or assignment, or attempted sale, transfer or assignment shall be deemed to constitute a voluntary surrender of such permit and such permit shall thereafter be null and void.
(C) If the permittee is a partnership and one or more of the partners should die, one or more of the surviving partners may acquire, by purchase or otherwise, the interest of the deceased partner or partners without effecting a surrender or termination of such permit, and in such case, the permit, upon notification to the Police Chief, shall be placed in the name of the surviving partners.
(D) Upon the death or incapacity of a permittee, the massage establishment may continue in business for a reasonable period of time, not to exceed 30 days, to allow for an orderly application of a new permit.
(Ord. 2006-003, passed 3-13-06; Am. Ord. 2008-004, passed 3-10-08)