It is the purpose of this chapter to regulate sexually oriented businesses to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of Sebastian County and to establish reasonable and uniform regulations to prevent the concentration of sexually oriented businesses within unincorporated areas of the county. The provisions of this chapter have neither the purpose nor effect of imposing a limitation or restriction on the content of any communicative materials, including sexually oriented materials. Similarly, it is not the intent nor effect of this chapter to restrict or deny access by adults to sexually oriented materials protected by the First Amendment, or to deny access by the distributors and exhibitors of sexually oriented entertainment to their intended market, unless otherwise restricted by law.
(Ord. 2004-26, passed 10-19-04)