A Massage Establishment is any place of business or facility wherein any massage techniques as defined are administered, practiced or used.
$100 Non-refundable application fee
$100 Annual license fee
Tempe City Code §16A-160 to §16A-174
Application packet must contain the following:
- Business Application
- Individual Application for each owner
Note: All Owners must submit fingerprints
$22 fingerprint fee per person
Fingerprint cards created by licensing office
Application packet is forwarded to:
1. Building Safety
2. Development Services
Pursuant to Section 3-302, Permitted Uses in Office/Industrial Districts, and Section 3-202, Permitted Uses in Commercial and Mixed-Use Districts, of the City of Tempe Zoning and Development Code (ZDC), a Use Permit is required to operate a “massage establishment” in the GID, General Industrial District. The Use Permit application process is identified in Section 6-308, Use Permits, of the ZDC. The following link will direct you to the planning application: Use Permit Application.
3. Fire Prevention
4. Police Department