§ 119.17  EXEMPTIONS.
   (A)   The requirements of this chapter shall have no application and no effect upon and shall not be construed as applying to any persons designated as follows: state-licensed physicians, surgeons, chiropractors, physical therapists, osteopaths, or any registered or licensed vocational nurse working on the premises of, and under the direct supervision of, a state-licensed physician, surgeon, chiropractor, or osteopath. Practical nurses or other persons without qualifications as massage practitioners whether employed by physicians, surgeons, chiropractors, or osteopaths or not, may not give massage or massage procedures.
   (B)   Commencing on the effective date of this chapter, all permits shall be issued in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
   (C)   Practitioners of reflexology who present to the Chief of Police a certificate of proof of successful completion of classroom instruction in reflexology-related subjects dealing with feet, hands or ears, and reflexology practice from a reputable and licensed school of reflexology.
      (1)   The practitioner shall submit written proof of attendance including certified transcripts or other documents acceptable to the Police Chief.
   (D)   Existing operator and massage practitioner permits shall continue in effect until expiration. All existing permit holders shall have an additional 24-months from the effective date of this chapter to meet and comply with the 500-hour training requirement.
   (E)   A bona fide nonprofit club or organization or its employees shall be required to obtain a permit, and must conform to all applicable city building, health, fire, and zoning laws and regulations.
(Ord. 2006-003, passed 3-13-06; Am. Ord. 2008-004, passed 3-10-08)