GF passes adult licensing sex shop law

Jun 28, 2012 at 2:13 pm

The grand forks city council gave final approval last night to an ordinance designed to license and restrict the location of so-called adult businesses.   The local law prevents such establishments from setting up shop within one-thousand feet of a school and 500 feet from a church...park...or residential area. The ordinance was prompted by a fargo lingerie store that wanted to open on north Washington – blocks from an elementary school. Councilman doug Christensen says it is a reasonbable approach at restricting adult businesses.   The ordinance was approved on a unanamous vote.

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