44:12:01:03. Tattoo establishments -- General provisions. A tattoo establishment shall be a minimum of 60 square feet for one tattoo artist and 40 square feet for each additional artist. A tattoo establishment shall be enclosed and physically separated by solid partitions at least seven feet high or walls extending from floor to ceiling from facilities used for practices other than tattooing and body piercing. Floors and walls of the tattooing area shall be smooth, easily cleanable, nonabsorbent, and in good repair. Ceilings above the tattooing area shall be smooth, easily cleanable, and in good repair. A minimum of 30 foot-candles of light shall be provided for applying the tattoo and a minimum of 10 foot-candles for general lighting.
Source: 19 SDR 64, effective November 3, 1992; 39 SDR 119, effective January 8, 2013.
General Authority: SDCL 34-1-17(8).
Law Implemented: SDCL 9-34-17, 34-1-17(8).
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