The provisions of Chapter 840 shall apply to all activities regulated by this chapter of such persons and businesses described herein, whether such activities were commenced before, on or after the effective date of this chapter; provided however, that any person licensed as a massage practitioner prior to the effective date of this chapter, by this city or any other licensing authority and having certification of satisfactory completion of course instruction in anatomy, physiology, or massage and touching techniques from a school or institution approved by the State Medical Board of Ohio or an equivalent board from outside this state, or accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the council on post secondary accreditation shall be eligible for a license under this section, provided they file an application within two years of the effective date of this chapter and is otherwise qualified and complies with all other provisions set forth herein.
(Ord. 05-19, passed 5-12-2005)