"Panoram", "preview", "picture arcade" or "peep show" means any device which, for payment of a fee, membership fee, or other charge, is used to view, exhibit or display a film, videotape, or videodisk. The terms panoram or panoram device do not include games which employ pictures, views or videos displays, or state regulated gambling devices.


Each device, owner, and premise must be licensed. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, pass a background check, and be fingerprinted. These licenses are annual licenses and must be renewed upon expiration.

Pierce County Code Chapter 5


Business License Fees Fee Amount
Panoram Premises $600.00
Panoram Device (each) $36.00
Panoram Owner $960.00