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"Ancillary Use" shall mean the operation of 1 to 10 mechanical amusement devices on premises wherein another business operates.
"Arcade" shall mean any premises where 11 or more mechanical amusement devices are operated.
"Bar" shall mean a retail use which provides on-site alcoholic beverage sales for drinking on the premises where no person under 21 years of age is admitted and which has a California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control license type 42, 48, or 61.
"City" shall mean the City and County of San Francisco.
"Director" shall mean the Executive Director of the Entertainment Commission or individual(s) designated by the Director to act on his or her behalf.
"Mechanical amusement device" shall mean any machine or device, with or without a video screen or display, which, upon the insertion of a coin, slug, token, or printed currency in any slot or receptacle attached to said machine or connected therewith, or via any other means of payment, operates or which may be operated for use as a game, contest or amusement or which may be used for any such game, contest or amusement and which does not contain a pay-off device for the return of slugs, money, coins, checks, tokens or merchandise. A mechanical amusement device shall not include any game or device that is unlawful under the Municipal Code or under Chapter 10 of Title 9 of the California Penal Code.
"Owner or operator of a mechanical amusement device" shall mean:
(a) Any owner of such mechanical amusement device who operates or permits the same to be played or operated in his place of business or in any commercial place under his control or who installs or maintains the same in any commercial place where the same can be played or operated by persons in or about said place;
(b) The persons in whose place of business any such mechanical amusement device is placed for the use, amusement, patronage or recreation of the public or of persons in or about said place.
"Person" shall mean any individual, corporation, association, syndicate, joint stock company, partnership, club, society, or any other entity.
"Public retail floor space" shall mean that portion of the premises to which the public is allowed access.
"Street" shall mean any street, alley, way, boulevard, or road, either public or private, that is used or to be used for ingress or egress.
(Amended by Ord. 401-82, App. 8/13/82; Ord. 195-14 , File No. 140776, App. 9/19/2014, Eff. 10/19/2014)