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8.52.050 Tattooing Minors - Infections - Medical Tests.

It is unlawful to tattoo any person under the age of 21 years.

All infections resulting from the practice of tattooing shall be reported to the City Health Officer by the person owning or operating the tattooing establishment.  Any person engaged in the practice of tattooing shall submit to an annual chest X‑ray and serological blood test for syphilis.