(a)    "Employee" means any person eighteen years of age or older other than a massagist, who renders any service in connection with the operation of a massage business and receives compensation from the operator of the business or patrons.
   (b)    "Licensee" means the person to whom a license has been issued who owns or operates a massage establishment as defined herein.
   (c)    "Massage" is a branch of medicine limited to the treatment of disorders of the human body by the systematic external application of touch, stroking, friction, vibration, percussion, kneading, stretching, compression, and passive joint movements within the normal physiologic range of motion; and adjunctive thereto, the external application of water, heat, cold, topical preparations, and mechanical devices.
   (d)    "Massage establishment" means any establishment having a source of income or compensation derived from the practice of massage or permits the practice of massage as defined in subsection (c) hereof, and which has a fixed place of business where any person, firm, association or corporation engages in or carries on any of the activities as defined in subsection (c) hereof.
   (e)    "Massagist" "masseur," "masseuse" or "massotherapist" means any person who engages in the practice of massage as defined in subsection (c) hereof without regard to exchange of consideration for such service.
   (f)    "Nontherapeutic massage" means a form of massage in which the specific practice does not fall within the jurisdiction of the State Medical Board of Ohio as defined in Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4731.
   (g)    "Outcall massage service" means any business, the function of which is to engage in, or carry on massages at a location designated by the customer or client rather than at a massage establishment as defined in subsection (d) hereof.
   (h)    "Customer" means any person who receives a massage without regard to payment of money or exchange of other consideration therefor.
   (i)    "Person" means any individual, partnership, firm, association, joint stock company, corporation or combination of individuals in whatever form or character.
   (j)    "Sexual or genital area" means genitals, pubic hair, buttocks, anus or perineum of any person, or the vulva or breasts of a female.
   (k)    "Therapeutic massage" means the practice of massage, as defined in subsection (c) hereof by a person duly licensed pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4731.
(Ord. 53-1998. Passed 7-9-98.)