The City adopted regulations governing Massage Establishments so that customers may identify legitimate massage workers and businesses, while still recognizing the practice of massage as a valid professional field. These regulations comply with California law while also providing certain minimum health and safety standards for the operation of massage establishments, their managing employees and massage practitioners.
- Massage Therapist Application
Must be California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) Certified and on an Establishment Roster. No application at the Police Department is necessary.
- Massage Establishment Application for Non-California Massage Council (CAMTC) Certified Owner
Complete the Non-CAMTC Establishment Application including CAMTC Certified Employees List and Livescan fingerprinting.
- Massage Establishment Application California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) Certified Owner
Complete the CAMTC Certified Establishment Application including CAMTC Certified Employees list.
“Owner” or “Operator” means any and all owners of a massage business including, without limitation, any of the following persons: a managing officer/employee, a general partner, a limited partner, a shareholder, a sole proprietor, or any person who has a five percent (5%) or greater ownership interest in a massage business whether as an individual, corporate entity, limited partner, shareholder, sole proprietor or otherwise.