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(A) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the Chief of Police or designee may temporarily suspend (placard) the massage therapy business and order a temporary closure of the business in a situation involving an immediate danger to public health, safety or welfare due to unlicensed massage therapist(s).
(B) The placard shall remain in place and the business shall remain closed based on the following:
(1) First offense: seven days not including the day of the violation.
(2) Second offense: 30 days not including the day of the violation.
(3) Third and subsequent offense(s): 12) days not including the day of the violation.
(C) Once the business has met the requirements above, the Chief of Police or designee, shall keep the premises placarded until a State of Iowa massage therapy license has been obtained or some other legal use has been established.
(D) Any principals or agents of a business currently suspended from operating a massage therapy business at any location within the City of Urbandale shall not be allowed to open any new locations offering massage services within the city during their suspension.
(Ord. 2019-17, passed 11-5-19)