Adult Entertainment Establishment License. Required Information. All applications for an adult entertainment establishment license shall be submitted to the city clerk in the name of the person or entity proposing to conduct the adult entertainment establishment on the business premises and shall be signed by such person or his or her agent and notarized or certified as true under penalty of perjury. All applications shall be submitted on a form supplied by the city, which shall require the following information: a. The name of the applicant, location and doing-business-as name of the proposed adult entertainment establishment, including a legal description of the property, street address, and telephone number, together with the name and address of each owner and lessee of the property.
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Lawriter - ORC - Adult entertainment establishment regulations.
A Townships have authority to exercise all powers of local self-government regarding the operation of adult entertainment establishments within their limits and to adopt and enforce within their limits any local police, sanitary, and similar regulations regarding the operation of adult entertainment establishments that are not in conflict with general laws. The regulations may include, but are not limited to, antinudity restrictions, limitations on hours of operation, interior configuration requirements, and requirements that adult entertainment establishments and their employees obtain licenses or permits to operate as or to be employed by an adult entertainment establishment. The authority granted under this division shall be exercised by the adoption of resolutions and may include the adoption of resolutions that create one or more criminal offenses and impose criminal penalties related to the operation of adult entertainment establishments or may provide for civil sanction for violations of regulations established under the resolutions. Townships have the same rights, powers, and duties pursuant to the authority granted under this division as municipal corporations have under Section 3, Article XVIII, Ohio Constitution relative to their authority to exercise powers of local self-government and to adopt and enforce within their limits local police, sanitary, and similar regulations, except to the extent that the rights, powers, and duties that the municipal corporations have by their nature clearly are inapplicable to townships and to the exercise by townships of their authority granted under this division. No regulation adopted under authority of this division shall be in conflict with any provision in Chapter
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Latest version. Based upon evidence and findings of negative secondary effects of adult entertainment uses presented in hearings before the Council and in studies from other communities, including the cities of Indianapolis and New York, the Council finds that adult entertainment uses in Cleveland cause negative secondary effects and has created this section to regulate adult entertainment uses to promote the health, safety, morals and general welfare of the citizens of Cleveland by establishing reasonable and uniform regulations to prevent concentration of adult entertainment uses and location near specified other uses. The provisions of this section have neither the purpose nor effect of imposing a limitation or restriction on the content of any communicative materials, including adult entertainment materials.