[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Edgewater 1-16-1989 (Ch. 253 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall engage as an operator in the business, nor shall any person employ any other person as an operator in connection with the business of a barbershop, beauty parlor, tanning salon or nail salon in the Borough, unless every such person, whether employer or employee, shall have previously filed with the Secretary of the Board proof of the person being licensed by the State of New Jersey to conduct the business of a barbershop, beauty parlor, tanning salon or nail salon.
Every person operating or conducting a barbershop, beauty parlor, tanning salon or nail salon in the Borough and every person employed therein shall at all time comply with the following requirements:
All mugs, brushes, scissors, razors, combs, tweezers, clippers or similar instruments shall be sterilized before being used upon any customer by immersion in boiling water, or a ten-percent solution of formalin, or a five-percent solution of carbolic acid, or by any other means approved by the Board.
Every such shop or parlor shall be provided with running hot and cold water.
Clean towels and fresh neckbands shall be provided for each customer.
Every operator, employee or any person actually engaged in waiting upon or servicing a customer shall thoroughly cleanse his or her hands immediately before serving such customer.
No person shall be served in any barbershop, beauty parlor, tanning salon or nail salon if such person visibly evidences that he is infected with ringworm of the scalp or any other communicable disease.
The use of styptic pencils is prohibited.
The use of powder puffs and sponges, except for individual use, is prohibited.
[Amended 3-27-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-3; ]
The fees for licensure of barbershops, beauty parlors, tanning salons and nail salons are hereby fixed as set forth in § 479-3. If the fee is not payable at the beginning of the calendar year in which the license is issued, the license shall apply only to the balance of the calendar year during which the fee is so paid or payable.