City of Camden, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Camden 12-9-1971 as Art. 9 of Ch. 8 of the Revised Ordinances; amended in its entirety 11-24-1982 by Ord. No. MC-1910. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Dances and dance halls — See Ch. 205.

Entertainers, models and dancers — See Ch. 228.

Health clubs — See Ch. 289.

Licenses and business regulations — See Ch. 332.

§ 338-1
Applicability. 

§ 338-2
Treatment of opposite sex. 

§ 338-3
Failure to comply. 

§ 338-4
Violations and penalties. 

§ 338-1 Applicability.

A. 

This chapter shall apply to anyone operating any premises as or for a massage business and to anyone engaged in the business of or employed as a masseur or masseuse.

B. 

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to massage or physical therapy treatments given:

(1) 

In the office of a licensed physician, osteopath, chiropractor or physical therapist.

(2) 

In a regularly established medical center, hospital or sanatorium having a staff which includes licensed physicians, osteopaths, chiropractors and physical therapists.

(3) 

By any licensed physician, osteopath, chiropractor or physical therapist in the residence of his patient.

§ 338-2 Treatment of opposite sex.

No person engaged or employed in the business of a masseur or masseuse shall treat a person of the opposite sex.

§ 338-3 Failure to comply.

[Added 4-9-1987 by Ord. No. MC-2289]

It shall be unlawful for any person, as defined in § 332-1, to engage in the activity identified and regulated by this chapter, without first having obtained a license therefor and paid the fee required for such license, both as provided in Chapter 332, Licenses and Business Regulations. Any person engaging in such activity who shall fail to comply with any provision of this chapter or of Chapter 332 shall be in violation of the provisions of this chapter.

§ 338-4 Violations and penalties.

[Added 4-9-1987 by Ord. No. MC-2289]
A. 

Unless otherwise provided in the chapter, penalties against persons violating the provisions of this chapter shall be imposed in accordance with the provisions of § 1-16A.

[Amended 10-12-2006 by Ord. No. MC-4234]

B. 

A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each and every day for each and every violation of this chapter.

C. 

A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation or violations occur or continue.

D. 

The imposition of a fine or imprisonment as punishment for a violation of any provision of this chapter shall not be deemed to be in lieu of any provision of this chapter or of Chapter 332 providing for revocation or suspension of any license issued under this chapter and Chapter 332.