Sec. 27-410.  Display of sexually oriented materials to minors.


(a)    No registrant or employee of a registrant shall permit a person under the age of 18 years of age to be present on its business premises, which age limitation will be enforced by age verification by said business. In addition to complying with all City of Norfolk sign regulations, a sexually oriented business shall display a sign, clearly visible and legible at the entrance to the business, that gives notice of the adult nature of the sexually oriented business and of the fact that the premises is off limits to those under the age of 18 years.


(b)    No sexually oriented business shall display posters, signs, depictions or other visual representation on outside walls or any inside or outside window which depict any of the following:


(1)        Human sexual intercourse, masturbation or sodomy;


(2)        Fondling or other erotic touching of human genitals, buttocks, or female breasts;


(3)        Less than completely and opaquely covered human genitals, buttocks, or that portion of the female breast below the top of the areola of the nipple; or


(4)        Human male genitals in a discernibly erect state, whether covered or uncovered.


(c)    Signs for a sexually oriented business shall have a professional appearance and comply with the provisions of Chapter 27, Article XI of this Code.


(d)    The windows and doors of a sexually oriented business will be tinted to the extent that there is no view of the interior from the exterior of the business.


(e)    "Display" means to locate an item in such a manner that, without obtaining assistance from an employee of the business establishment:


(1)        It is available to the general public for handling and inspection; or


(2)        The cover or outside packaging on the item is visible to members of the general public.


Source:  Ord. No. 5727, § 5, 04-19-2021;