What will prevent a person from being issued a massage therapist or establishment license?

Sec. 19-73, states the city clerk shall not issue a massage therapist or massage therapy establishment license if any of the following conditions exist: the applicant...

  • Is younger than eighteen (18) years of age;
  • Is a registered sex offender;
  • Has, within the past five years immediately preceding the date of application, been convicted of any felony or any crime involving moral turpitude;
  • Made any false, misleading, or fraudulent statement of fact in the license application or in any document required by the City in conjunction therewith; or
  • Has within the past ten years immediately preceding the date of application has previously had a massage therapist license or massage therapist establishment license denied, revoked or suspended, or has voluntarily surrendered such permit or license in lieu of revocation or suspension, by the city or by any other state or local jurisdiction, within ten (10) years prior to the date of application.
  • Does not meet the educational or substitute practical requirement set forth in Sec. 19-83.
  • For a renewal application, does not meet continuing education requirements set forth in Sec. 19-84.

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1. When does this ordinance take effect?
2. What is massage therapy?
3. What is the fee for a massage therapist application?
4. What are the educational requirements for a new massage therapist license?
5. Are continuing education units (CEUs) required for massage therapists upon renewal of license?
6. Are students of massage therapy required to obtain a massage therapist license?
7. Are criminal background checks involved?
8. What will prevent a person from being issued a massage therapist or establishment license?
9. What is the fee for a massage therapy establishment license?
10. Are operators of the establishment (besides the license applicant) subject to the fee and background check?
11. Can I operate a massage therapy establishment as a home occupation within a residential building?
12. Do I need to be a licensed massage therapist to apply for a massage therapy establishment license or operate a massage therapy establishment?
13. Do I need to fill out and pay for both applications if I am a massage therapist and have a massage therapy establishment?
14. What if the information or location related to my massage therapy establishment changes?
15. Are there any rules when operating a massage therapy establishment?