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(A) It is unlawful:
(1) For any person to own, manage, or operate an adult-oriented business without a valid adult- oriented business license issued by city pursuant to this chapter;
(2) For any person to obtain employment as an escort, or operate as an escort, without having secured an adult-oriented business escort license; and
(3) For any person who owns, manages, or operates an adult-oriented business to employ an escort to work for the adult-oriented business who is not licensed as an adult-oriented business escort.
(B) An application for a license must be made on a form provided by city.
(C) All applicants must be qualified according to the provisions of this chapter. The application may request and the applicant shall provide the information (including fingerprints) as to enable city to determine whether the applicant meets the qualifications established in this chapter.
(D) If a person who wishes to operate an adult-oriented business is an individual, the person must sign the application for a license as applicant. If a person who wishes to operate an adult-oriented business is other than an individual, each individual who has any financial interest in the business must sign the application for a license as applicant. Each applicant must be qualified under the following section and each applicant shall be considered a licensee if a license is granted.
(Ord. 25, passed 8-7-2008) Penalty, see § 10.99