Tattoo Parlor Inspections

With the increasing popularity of tattoo and body piercing, the Champaign Health District tattoo and body piercing inspection program helps to protect the public from infectious disease.

A tattoo on the back of the neck

The Champaign Health District protects public health by regulating businesses that offer tattooing and/or body piercing services. All Tattoo Parlors are required to obtain a license from the Health District prior to opening. In order to obtain a license, the operator must submit plans and have an pre-operational inspection.Tattoo Parlors are inspected annually regarding tattoo procedures, sanitation, safety and record-keeping. The rules for this program are prescribed under Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3701-9.

The current Tattoo Parlor licensing fee is $100.00 annually, the licensing period is January 1 to December 31.