Erotic dancing is prohibited on Sundays.

Section 4.2.1 Erotic dance establishment regulations.

No person, firm, partnership, corporation or other entity shall advertise or cause to be advertised an erotic dance establishment to be located in the City of Roswell without a valid adult business license issued pursuant to this chapter.

No later than March 1 of each year, an erotic dance establishment licensee shall file a verified report with the city administrator showing the licensee’s gross receipts and amounts paid to dancers for the preceding calendar year.

An erotic dance establishment licensee shall maintain and retain for a period of two (2) years the names, addresses and ages of all persons employed as dancers.

No erotic dance establishment licensee shall employ or contract with as a dancer a person under the age of eighteen (18) years or a person not licensed pursuant to this chapter.

An erotic dance establishment may be open between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight.

No licensee shall permit his place of business to be open on Sundays.

No erotic dance establishment licensee shall serve, sell, distribute or suffer the consumption or possession of any intoxicating liquor or controlled substance upon the premises of the licensee.

An erotic dance establishment licensee shall conspicuously display all licenses required by this chapter.

All dancing shall occur on a platform intended for that purpose which is raised at least eighteen (18) inches from the level of the floor.

No dancing shall occur closer than four (4) feet to any patron.

No dancer shall fondle or caress any patron, and no patron shall fondle or caress any dancer.

No patron shall directly pay or give any gratuity to any dancer.

No dancer shall solicit any pay or gratuity from any patron.

All areas of an establishment licensed hereunder shall be fully lighted at all times patrons are present. Full lighting shall mean illumination equal to three and five-tenths (3.5) foot-candles per square foot.

If any portion or subparagraph of this section of this chapter or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder or application to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected.

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