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The Chief of Police shall issue an escort service permit within 14 days following the hearing if all requirements for an escort service described in this Article are met unless he finds:
(1) That the premises where the escort service business will be conducted does not comply with all applicable laws, including, but not limited to, the Building, City Planning, Housing and Fire Codes of the City and County of San Francisco, and the rules and regulations adopted by the Chief of Police pursuant to this Article;
(2) That the applicant or an officer, director or partner thereof and any other person who will be directly engaged in the management and operation of an escort service has been convicted of an offense within or without the State of California that would have constituted any of the following offenses if committed within the State of California:
(a) An offense involving conduct which requires registration pursuant to Section 290 of the Penal Code;
(b) An offense involving the use of force and violence upon the person of another:
(c) An offense involving sexual misconduct with children; or
(d) An offense as defined in Sections 311, 647(a), 647a, 647(b), 315, 316, 318, or 266 through 267 inclusive of the Penal Code of the State of California; or
(3) That the applicant, an officer, director or partner thereof or any other person who will be directly engaged in the management and operation of the escort service has had a permit or license to engage in a business or occupation granted by the State of California or the City and County of San Francisco or a license or permit issued by the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission revoked by the granting authority.
The Chief of Police shall issue a permit to any person convicted of any of the crimes described in Subsections (2)(a), (2)(b), (2)(c), or (2)(d) of this Section or subjected to a license or permit revocation as described in Subsection (3) of this Section if he finds that the termination of any disability resulting from such conviction or revocation occurred at least three years prior to the date of the application and the applicant, its officers, directors and partners have had no subsequent felony convictions of any nature, no subsequent misdemeanor convictions for crimes mentioned in this Section and no permit or license revocations as mentioned in Subsection (3) of this Section.
(Added by Ord. 323-81, App. 6/19/81; amended by Ord. 217-87, App. 6/19/87)