CHAPTER 13. LICENSES.*
Article VI. Massage Establishments.
Sec. 13-6-22. Sanitation and decency.
(a) Every portion of a massage establishment, including appliances and
apparatus, shall be kept clean and be operated in a sanitary
(b) All massage establishments shall be provided with clean
laundered sheets and towels in sufficient quantity which shall be laundered
after each use thereof and stored in a sanitary manner. Receptacles shall be
provided for the storage of soiled linens and paper towels.
(c) Wet and dry
heat rooms, shower compartments, and toilet rooms shall be thoroughly cleaned
each business day. Bathtubs shall be thoroughly cleaned after each
(d) No massage establishment granted a permit under the provisions of
this article shall place, publish or distribute, or cause to be placed,
published or distributed, any advertising matter that depicts any portion of the
human body that would reasonably suggest to prospective patrons that any service
is available other than those services as described in the definition of
“massage” in Section 13-6-3, nor shall any massage establishment
indicate in the text of such advertising that any service is available other
than those services as described in that definition of
(e) No service enumerated in the definition of
“massage” in Section 13-6-3 may be carried on within any separate
cubicle, room, booth or area within a massage establishment, which is fitted
with a door capable of being locked.
(f) All massage technicians shall wear
garments which cover the entire body, exclusive of the head, neck, arms, legs,
hands and feet, while giving a massage. The massage technician must be fully
covered from a point not more than four inches above the center of the kneecap
to the base of the neck, excluding the arms. Such garments shall not be
transparent. (Ord. No. 1269, § 3 (part).)