[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Wallington 1-18-1993 by Ord. No. BH-93-3 (Ch. 357 of the 1992 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Sanitary Code — See Ch. 396.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- TATTOO or TATTOOING
- Any placement or injection, by means of a penetrating instrument or in any other manner, of chemicals, substances, dyes or other materials upon or beneath the surface of the skin of a human being for the purposes of marking, decoration or other permanent alteration of the appearance of the skin surface.
No person shall engage in the business of tattooing, whether for compensation or not, or shall operate any establishment where tattooing is performed, whether for compensation or not, or shall tattoo any person, for compensation or not, without complying with the requirements of this chapter and the rules and regulations promulgated by the Board of Health.
Any person wishing to engage in the business of tattooing, whether for compensation or not, must make yearly application for a license to the Board of Health, on a form to be approved by the Board, showing compliance with this chapter and N.J.A.C. 8:27-1.1 et seq.
The annual license fee shall be as set forth in § 396-10, which sum shall be submitted with the application.
Any violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punishable by a fine of not less than $5 nor more than $500.