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Permit required
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 4-A
§ 461. Permit required. 1. No person shall be a body piercing
specialist or tattooist and no person, firm, corporation, partnership,
or other association shall operate a body piercing studio or tattoo
studio without first obtaining a permit from the department.

2. All body piercing or tattooing shall be performed in accordance
with the rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner pursuant
to the public health law.

3. The department shall issue a permit if the body piercing specialist
and body piercing studio or tattooist and tattoo studio are in
compliance with this article, the penal law and the state sanitary code
and are not otherwise disqualified under this article.