Sec. 13-6-6. Establishment permit--Issuance.

(a) Within sixty days after the submission of a complete application with the chief of police for a massage establishment permit, the chief of police shall, based on input from other departments/officials, approve or deny the permit. No permit shall be transferable to any other person.
(1) Prior to the expiration of such sixty-day period, information received as part of the business license application review shall be forwarded to the chief of police.
(2) The chief of police may extend the sixty-day period if information sufficient to make a determination has not yet been made available to him/her.
(b) The chief of police shall issue a nontransferable massage establishment permit if the applicant has proven that all the requirements for a massage establishment described in this article are met, unless the chief of police finds:
(1) That the operation as proposed by the applicant will not comply with all the applicable laws, including, but not limited to, the building, health, planning, housing and fire laws of, or applicable to, the city; or
(2) That the massage personnel, or the owners and operators of the massage business, have engaged in unlawful activity, or been convicted of any of the following offenses or convicted of an offense outside the state that would have constituted any of the following offenses if committed within the state:
(A) Sections 266i, 314, 315, 316, 318 or 647(b) of the Penal Code of the state or that the massage personnel or the owners of a massage establishment are required to register under Section 290 of the Penal Code;
(B) Any felony offense involving the sale of a controlled substance specified in Sections 11054, 11055, 11056, 11057 or 11058 of the Health and Safety Code of the state;
(C) Any crime or unlawful activity, on the basis of which the chief of police reasonably concludes that by reason of the nature of the crime or activity, the applicant's operation of a massage establishment would pose a risk of harm to the public. (Ord. No. 1269, § 3 (part).)