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File #: 12-0684    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/29/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/12/2012 Final action: 6/12/2012
Title: Environmental Management Department recommending the Board adopt Resolution 063-2012 authorizing the Director of said Department to be recognized as the local enforcement agent for Assembly Bill 300 (Safe Body Art Act) including the establishment of the program fee schedule. FUNDING: General Fund Revenue.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route, 2. B - Resolution-See C for revised Resolution per Bd action, 3. C-Fully executed Resolution 063-2012 (Revised).pdf
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Environmental Management Department recommending the Board adopt Resolution 063-2012 authorizing the Director of said Department to be recognized as the local enforcement agent for Assembly Bill 300 (Safe Body Art Act) including the establishment of the program fee schedule.

FUNDING: General Fund Revenue.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: Initial annual program revenue from permit fees is estimated to be $4,950. There is no change in Net County Cost.

Current Fees Fees Under AB 300 Est. Revenue
Annual Facility Fee $105 $270 $4,590
Artist Registration $25 $68 Unknown
Piercing Notification $0 $45 Unknown
New Facility Plan Check $0 $270 Unknown


Fees were calculated based on actual time spent inspecting facilities during 2011 and estimates of time that staff will spend evaluating and reviewing applications required for permits, and documentation of information that is collected by the facility and/or artist required by the Safe Body Art Act.


Background: Under existing law Section 1. Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 119300) of Part 15 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code,every person engaged in the business of tattooing, body piercing, or permanent cosmetics is required to register with the county in which that business is conducted. Existing law requires that the registrants obtain a copy of the county's sterilization, sanitation, and safety standards, as established by the California Conference of Local Health Officers and distributed by the State Department of Public Health. In compliance with the existing law, the Public Health Department registered artists and the Environmental Management Department (EMD) annually permitted and inspected the Body Art facilities. A one-time registration fee of $25 was collected by the Public Health Department for individual artists and an annual permit fee of $105.00 was collected by EMD for established facilities.

As of July 1, 2012, Assembly Bill 300, the Safe Body Ar...

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