[Added 3-13-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-001]
All terms referenced in this article shall be defined in accordance with the definitions set forth in N.J.A.C. 8:27-1.3.
All persons who own or operate a tattoo and/or body art procedure establishment within the Borough of Park Ridge shall do so only in complete compliance with the provisions of N.J.A.C. 8:27-1.1 through 8:27-11.5.
No person shall own or operate a tattoo or body art establishment within the Borough unless such person has registered such establishment with the Park Ridge Board of Health and has received a certificate of inspection from the Board. No certificate of inspection shall be issued unless the establishment has been inspected by the Board of Health and found to be in compliance with the requirements of this article and all applicable provisions of the New Jersey Administrative Code. The Board of Health shall inspect each tattoo or body art establishment annually to insure that said establishment complies with all applicable provisions of the New Jersey Administrative Code.
No person shall own or operate a tattoo or body art establishment without first obtaining a license from the Board of Health to engage in such business.
An application for a license to operate a tattoo or body art establishment shall be accompanied by a fee in the amount of $500. Any change in ownership of a tattoo or body art establishment shall require a new application and license, requiring payment of an additional license fee.
All licenses shall expire on the 31st day of December annually. In the event of any renovations and/or alteration to a tattoo or body art establishment, plans must be submitted to the Board of Health detailing the nature and extent of any renovations and/or alterations.
The Board of Health shall have the authority, as established by N.J.A.C. 8:27-11.1 through 8:27-11.4 to suspend or revoke any license to operate issued to any owner/operator of a tattoo or body art establishment in the event of any material violation of the provisions of this article or the provisions of the New Jersey Administrative Code. In the event the Health Officer of the Borough finds that an owner/operator of an establishment has violated the provisions of this article or the Administrative Code, the Board of Health may suspend or revoke any license to operate the establishment or impose any applicable penalties as authorized by the New Jersey Administrative Code.