Platte City, MO
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Editor’s Note: See also Ch. 135, Finance, Taxation and Procurement, Art. VI, Urban Redevelopment Corporations.

Section 610.010 Solicitors, Salesmen, Peddlers and Vendors.

[CC 1992 §615.010; Ord. No. 360A §§1 — 5, 4-14-1982; Ord. No. 779 §1, 12-28-1994; Ord. No. 1323 §1, 8-28-2003; Ord. No. 1326 §1, 9-10-2003; Ord. No. 1695 §1, 7-13-2011]
A. 
Sale Of Goods And Wares Within Central Business District.
1. 
Any person who shall desire to solicit, sell, distribute or peddle goods, wares or services within the Central Business District, General Business District or Light Industrial District of the City of Platte City shall apply for and obtain a permit for such activity from the City Clerk.
2. 
Such permit shall entitle said person to solicit, sell or peddle goods, wares or services and shall be valid for a period of twenty-four (24) hours from time of issuance, except as otherwise permitted by this Code. Solicitation shall only occur during the hours of 8:00 A.M. in the forenoon until 5:00 P.M. in the afternoon pursuant to this permit.
3. 
The fee which shall be paid for said twenty-four (24) hour permit shall be fifty dollars ($50.00).
4. 
No person shall be entitled to more than two (2) consecutive twenty-four (24) hour permits, except as otherwise permitted by this Code.
5. 
The permit required hereby shall only be valid for one (1) activity and if carried out from a space created for the activity shall only be valid for one (1) such space.
B. 
Sale Of Goods And Wares Within Residential Districts.
1. 
Any person who shall desire to solicit, sell, distribute or peddle goods, wares, or services within the Residential Districts of the City of Platte City shall apply for and obtain a permit for such activity from the City Clerk.
2. 
Such permit shall entitle said person to solicit, sell or peddle goods, wares or services and shall be valid for a period of twenty-four (24) hours from time of issuance, except as otherwise permitted by this Code. Solicitation shall only occur during the hours of 8:00 A.M. in the forenoon until 5:00 P.M. in the afternoon pursuant to this permit.
3. 
The fee which shall be paid for said twenty-four (24) hour permit shall be fifty dollars ($50.00).
4. 
No person shall be entitled to more than two (2) consecutive twenty-four (24) hour permits, except as otherwise permitted by this Code.
C. 
Sale Of Goods And Wares Within The City Limits Of Platte City On Or For "Special Events". As used in this Section, the following terms shall have these prescribed meanings:
SPECIAL EVENT
Any event planned and sponsored by a recognized group, organization, or business which is held on a specific day(s).
1. 
Any person or organization who shall desire to participate in a special event shall apply for and obtain a permit for such activity from the City Clerk.
2. 
Such permit shall entitle said person or organization to solicit, sell, distribute or peddle goods, wares, or services during the normal operating hours of the special event for the duration of the special event which may exceed twenty-four (24) hours in duration and a separate permit shall not be required for each twenty-four (24) hour period.
3. 
The sponsoring group or organization shall ensure that the permit forms are completed and the fee is collected from each participating vendor and shall return said forms and fees to the City Clerk.
4. 
The fee which shall be paid for said special event permit shall be fifty dollars ($50.00).
5. 
A special event shall be permitted for no more than five (5) consecutive days.
6. 
Permits will be granted for no more than five (5) single days throughout the calendar year, renewable subject to approval by the City Administrator or Board of Aldermen.
7. 
The permit required hereby shall only be valid for one (1) activity and if carried out from an established space created for the activity shall only be valid for one (1) such space.
8. 
All applicable Federal, State, County and City laws must be obeyed. Permit may be revoked at the direction of the Board of Aldermen.
EXTENDED SPECIAL EVENT
Any event planned and sponsored by a recognized group, organization, or business which is held on a specific day(s).
1. 
Any person or organization who shall desire to participate in a special event shall apply for and obtain a permit for such activity from the City Clerk.
2. 
Such permit shall entitle said person or organization to solicit, sell, distribute or peddle goods, wares, or services during the normal operating hours of the special event for the duration of the special event which may exceed twenty-four (24) hours in duration and a separate permit shall not be required for each twenty-four (24) hour period.
3. 
The sponsoring group or organization shall ensure that the permit forms are completed and the fee is collected from each participating vendor and shall return said forms and fees to the City Clerk.
4. 
The fee which shall be paid for said extended special event permit shall be three hundred sixty dollars ($360.00).
5. 
An extended special event shall be permitted for no more than six (6) consecutive months in length.
6. 
Permits will be granted for no more than four (4) days throughout the calendar month, renewable subject to approval by the Board of Aldermen.
7. 
The permit required hereby shall only be valid for one (1) activity and if carried out from an established space created for the activity shall only be valid for one (1) such space.
8. 
Extended special event permit is subject to the approval of the Board of Aldermen.
9. 
All applicable Federal, State, County and City laws must be obeyed. Permit may be revoked at the direction of the Board of Aldermen.
D. 
Exemption For Certain Organizations. The following organizations shall be exempt from any requirement to pay the permit fees described in Subsections (A),(B) and (C) of this Section, but shall be required to obtain the applicable permit and shall be subject to any applicable regulations contained herein: Agencies or departments of any governmental subdivision of the State of Missouri, public service organizations, churches, and organizations which are tax exempt pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States of America so long as any such organization regularly meets or has its principal offices located within the City limits of the City of Platte City, Missouri.

Section 610.020 Cosmetic Tattooing and Body Piercing.

[Ord. No. 1484 §§1 — 3, 7-12-2006; Ord. No. 1485 §1, 7-12-2006; Ord. No. 1514 §1, 11-29-2006]
A. 
Definitions. The following definitions shall apply to this Section:
BODY PIERCING
The puncturing of the skin of a person by aid of needles or other instruments designed or used to puncture the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry or other objects in or through the human body, except puncturing the external lobe of the human ear shall not be included in this definition.
BODY PIERCING FACILITY
Any room or building space or any part thereof where body piercing is practiced or where the business of body piercing is conducted. A body piercing facility shall not be operated in conjunction with an adult bookstore, adult entertainment facility, bathhouse, massage shop, nude modeling studio or tattoo parlor as defined in Article XIV of the Platte City Zoning code, unless the building, structure or facility containing these joint activities services is located within the adult entertainment overlay district described in Article XIV of the Platte City Zoning code.
CERTIFICATE OF INSPECTION
The written approval from the City Health Officer or an authorized representative, that said tattoo parlor, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing establishment has been inspected and meets all of the terms of the Platte City Zoning Code related to physical facilities, equipment and layout for operation of such business.
COSMETIC TATTOOING
Permanent cosmetic makeup applied to the human body by various methods, wherein colored pigment is deposited into the upper reticular layer of the skin. Also known as "micropigmentation", "micropigment implantation" or "dermagraphics".
COSMETIC TATTOOING AND BODY PIERCING ESTABLISHMENT
An establishment licensed by the Director of Division of Professional Registration of the State of Missouri to perform cosmetic tattooing and body piercing services by a person or persons who are individually licensed by the Division of Professional Registration of the State of Missouri and that operate in conjunction with a beauty salon, barbershop or spa or in conjunction with a licensed medical practitioner where cosmetic tattooing is regularly conducted, whether or not it is in exchanged for compensation. A cosmetic tattooing and body piercing establishment shall not be operated in conjunction with an adult bookstore, adult entertainment facility, bathhouse, massage shop, nude modeling studio or tattoo parlor as defined in Article XIV of the Platte City Zoning Code, unless the building, structure or facility containing these joint activities/services is located within the adult entertainment overlay district described in Article XIV of the Platte City Zoning Code.
OPERATOR
Any individual firm, company, corporation or association that owns or operates an establishment where tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing is performed and/or any individual who performs or practices the art of tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing on the person of another.
TATTOO
One (1) or more of the following:
1. 
An indelible mark made on the body of another person by the insertion of a pigment under the skin; or
2. 
An indelible design made on the body of another person by production of scars other than by branding.
TATTOO PARLOR
Any place where, for consideration, persons are tattooed, receive a tattoo or where tattooing services are rendered in any other manner other than cosmetic tattooing or body piercing.
B. 
Required Licenses, Inspections And Applications.
1. 
License. It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of operating a tattoo parlor, cosmetic tattoo and/or body piercing establishment or performance of tattooing, cosmetic tattoo and/or body piercing services without first obtaining a license issued by the State of Missouri, Director of the Division of Professional Registration as described in Chapter 324, RSMo., and meeting the health and safety requirements set forth in this Code.
2. 
Certificate of inspection required. In addition to the licensing requirement described in Subdivision (1) above, no operator shall allow tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing within its physical facilities unless it obtains a certificate of inspection from the Health Officer. The certificate of inspection shall be valid for one (1) year. A current certificate of inspection must be presented each year upon application for renewal of the conditional use.
3. 
Conditional use. Upon receipt of the items required in Sections B(1) and B(2) above, application may be made to the City for a proposed conditional use of the facility for cosmetic tattooing and/or body piercing services as described herein. Said application shall include information that all the requirements of this Chapter, Section 405.785 of the City Zoning Code, as well as any other applicable Section of the City Code or City Zoning Code, are present at the proposed location. Tattoo parlors are not a conditional use and may only be operated in conformance with Article XIV of the City of Platte City Zoning Code.
C. 
Health And Sanitary Requirements. Each person who operates a cosmetic tattooing or body piercing establishment shall comply with the following requirements:
1. 
The operator shall wash his/her hands thoroughly with soap and water before starting the tattoo, cosmetic tattoo or body piercing application; the hands shall be dried with individual, single-use towels.
2. 
No tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing shall be done on any skin surface that has rash, pimples, boils, infections or manifests any evidence of unhealthy conditions.
3. 
No skin area shall be penetrated, abraded or treated with chemicals for the purpose of removing, camouflaging or altering any blemish, birthmark, scar or tattoo.
4. 
Safety razors with a new, single-service blade for each customer or patron or a straight edge razor may be used and shall be thoroughly cleaned and sterilized before use on each customer or patron.
5. 
The area to be tattooed, cosmetically tattooed or body pierced shall first be thoroughly washed for a period of two (2) minutes with warm water to which has been added an antiseptic liquid soap. A sterile single-use sponge shall be used to scrub the area. After shaving and before tattooing is begun, a solution of seventy percent (70%) alcohol shall be applied to the area with a single-use sponge used and applied with a sterile instrument.
6. 
Only petroleum jelly in collapsible metal or plastic tubes, or its equivalent as approved by the Health Officer, shall be used on the area to be tattooed and it shall be applied with sterile gauze. The use of styptic pencils, alum blocks other solid styptics to check the flow of blood are prohibited.
7. 
Inquiry shall be made and anyone giving a history of recent jaundice or hepatitis may not be tattooed, cosmetically tattooed or body pierced within one (1) year of their being cured of said illness.
8. 
No person, customer or patron having any skin infection or other disease of the skin or any communicable disease shall be tattooed, cosmetically tattooed or body pierced. All infections resulting from the practice of tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing which become known to the operator shall promptly be reported to the Health Officer by the person owning or operating the establishment, and the infected client shall be referred to a physician.
9. 
Single-service or individual containers of dye or ink shall be used for each patron and the container therefore shall be discarded immediately after completing work on a patron and any dye in which the needles were dipped shall not be used on another person. Excess dye or ink shall be removed from the skin with an individual sterile sponge or a disposable paper tissue which shall be used only on one (1) person and then immediately discarded. After completing work on any person, the affected area shall be washed with sterile gauze saturated with an antiseptic soap solution approved by the Health Officer or a seventy percent (70%) alcohol solution. The affected area shall be allowed to dry and petroleum jelly from a collapsible or plastic tube shall be applied, using sterile gauze. A sterile gauze dressing shall then be fastened to the affected area with adhesive tape.
10. 
All bandages and surgical dressings used in connection with the tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing of a person shall be sterile.
11. 
Operators shall provide each customer with written instructions on the proper care of the pierced area so as to prevent infection.
D. 
Instrumentation.
1. 
Sterilization for all needles and similar instruments used by an operator shall be conducted in a manner established and enforced by the Health Officer.
2. 
All needles and instruments used to perform tattooing, cosmetic tattooing and body piercing required to be sterilized shall be stored, used, handled before, after and during service in a manner so as to prevent contamination.
E. 
Inspections. The Health Officer may conduct periodic inspections of any tattoo parlor, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing establishment for the purpose of determining whether or not said establishment and the persons performing tattooing, body piercing or cosmetic tattooing services therein are in compliance with all applicable provisions of this Section, City Code and State and Federal law. It shall be unlawful for any person or operator of an establishment willfully to prevent or restrain the Health Officer from entering any establishment where such services are performed for the purpose of inspecting said premises, after proper identification is presented to the operator.
F. 
Penalty.
1. 
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be punished according to Section 100.100 of the City Municipal Code.
2. 
Each day that violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
3. 
In addition to the penalty described above, violation of the provisions of this Chapter or of the Platte City Zoning Code may be punishable by revocation and suspension of any conditional use license from the City of Platte City.
G. 
Existing Businesses. Anyone engaging in the business of operating a tattoo parlor, cosmetic tattooing and/or body piercing establishment or facility performing tattooing, cosmetic tattooing and/or body piercing services as described in this Section prior to the effective date of this Section shall have sixty (60) days from the date of passage to become fully compliant with this Section.

Section 610.030 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Section 610.030, Massage Therapy and Massage Therapists, enacted 11-29-2006 by §1 of Ord. No. 1513, was repealed 5-25-2016 by §1 of Ord. No. 1825.