(WKOW-TV) — MADISON, Wis. — The opening of a Madison business involving staff members cuddling clients on beds is delayed, as the business operator attempts to allay city concerns.

The Snuggle House at 123 East Main Street had planned to open Tuesday. But the owner’s attorney, Timothy Casper tells 27 News there will be no launch until city officials are “comfortable” with the operation.

City officials say the business has yet to pass building and fire inspections, and needs to do so in order to qualify for an occupancy permit.

Assistant city attorney Jennifer Zilavy also says no detailed, business plan has been presented.

“The city’s primary concern is, we don’t want a house of prostitution popping up,” Zilavy says.

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