Massage Therapy License
Per Chapter 5 of the Albertville City Code, it is unlawful for a business to operate, offer, engage in or carry on massages services in the City without a therapeutic massage enterprise license. Also, the person practicing or administering a massage to the public must first obtain a therapeutic therapist license from the City.
Licenses expire on December 31 of each year.
The following people and businesses are exempt from the provisions of this Chapter while performing activities covered by their professional licenses or professional affiliations:
- People licensed by the State of Minnesota to practice medicine, surgery, osteopathy, chiropractic, physical therapy or podiatry and people working solely for and under the direction of these individuals; and
- Beauty culturists or barbers licensed by the State of Minnesota who do not hold themselves out as giving massage treatments, and provided, that massage by beauty culturists is limited to the head, hand, neck and feet, and the massage by barbers is limited to the head and neck; and
- A place licensed or operating as a hospital, nursing home, hospice, sanitarium or group home established for hospitalization or medical care; and
- Athletic coaches, directors, and trainers employed by public or private schools.