Town of Johnston, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Johnston 12-10-1979 by Ord. No. 440 as Sec. 15-13 of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Business operations — See Ch. 125.
Licensing — See Ch. 204.
For the purpose of these regulations, and pursuant to Title 5, Chapter 10, of the General Laws of Rhode Island, as amended, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BARBER
Any person who shaves or trims the beard, waves, dresses, singes, shampoos, or dyes the hair or applies hair tonics, cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, powders; oil clays, or lotions to the scalp, face or neck of any person; or cuts the hair of any person, gives facial and scalp massages, or treatments with oils, creams, lotions, or other preparations.
ESTHETICIANS
Any person who engages in the practice of esthetics, and is duly licensed as an esthetician.
ESTHETICIAN SHOP
A shop licensed under Title 5, Chapter 10, of the General Laws of Rhode Island to do esthetics of any person.
HAIR DESIGN SHOP
A shop licensed under Title 5, Chapter 10, of the General Laws of Rhode Island to do barbering or hairdressing/cosmetology, or both, to any person.
HAIRDRESSER AND COSMETICIAN
Any person who arranges, dresses, curls, cuts, waves, singes, bleaches, or colors the hair or treats the scalp, or manicures the nails of any person either with or without compensation or who, by the use of the hands or appliances, or of cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, tonics, lotions, creams, powders, oils or clays, engages, with or without compensation, in massaging, cleansing, stimulating, manipulating, exercising, or beautifying or in doing similar work upon the neck, face or arms or who removes superfluous hair from the body of any person.
MANICURING SHOP
A shop licensed under Title 5, Chapter 10, of the General Laws of Rhode Island to do manicuring only on the nails of any person.
MANICURIST
Any person who engages in the practice of manicuring for compensation, and is duly licensed as a manicurist.
THE PRACTICE OF BARBERING
The engaging by any licensed barber in all of any combination of the following practices; shaving or trimming the beard or cutting the hair; giving facial and scalp massages or treatments with oils, creams, lotions, or other preparations either by hand or mechanical appliances; singeing, shampooing, arranging, dressing, curling, waving, chemical waving, hair relaxing, or dying the hair or applying hair tonics; applying cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, powders, oils, clays or lotions to scalp, face, or neck.
THE PRACTICE OF ESTHETICS
The practice of cleansing, stimulating, manipulating, and beautifying skin, including but not limited to the treatment of such skin problems as dehydration, temporary capillary dilation, excessive oiliness, and clogged pores.
THE PRACTICE OF HAIRDRESSING AND COSMETIC THERAPY
The engaging by any licensed hairdresser or cosmetician in any one or more of the following practices; the application of the hands or of mechanical or electrical apparatus, with or without cosmetic preparations, tonics, lotions, creams, antiseptics, or clays, to massage, cleanse stimulate, manipulate, exercise, or otherwise improve or to beautify the scalp, face, neck, shoulders, arms, bust, or upper part of the body or the manicuring of the nails or any person; or the removing of superfluous hair from the body of any person; or the arranging, dressing, curling, waving, weaving, cleansing, cutting, singeing, bleaching, coloring, or similarly treating the hair of any person.
THE PRACTICE OF MANICURING
The cutting, trimming, polishing, tinting, coloring, or cleansing the nails of any person.
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Editor's Note: Former Subsections (b), (c) and (d), setting license requirements, which immediately followed this definition, were deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
No certificate of occupancy for any shop, place of business, or establishment to be used in the practice of barbering, hairdressing and cosmetic therapy, manicuring and/or esthetics shall be issued prior to presentation of a valid license which has been issued for the practice of barbering, hairdressing and cosmetic therapy, manicuring and/or esthetics in that shop, place of business, or establishment pursuant to Title 5, Chapter 10, of the General Laws of Rhode Island.
Anyone convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, of this Code.