24.121.1302 SALON, SHOP, BOOTH RENTAL, AND MOBILE SALON OR SHOP OPERATION STANDARDS
(1) A salon, shop, or mobile salon or shop:
(a) cannot operate unless a license or temporary permit has been issued to the owner;
(b) must meet the sanitary and operation standards described in ARM Title 24, chapter 121, subchapter 15; and
(c) must contain a restroom per the requirements in ARM 24.121.1501 and 24.121.1505.
(2) In addition to the requirements in (1):
(a) a salon or shop must be located in a structure that meets all applicable local and state building codes requirements unless it is a mobile salon or shop as defined in ARM 24.121.301;
(b) a salon or shop located in a residence must have outside entrances with doors separate from the entrances to the residence; and
(c) a salon or shop where electrology is practiced must:
(i) be located in a structure that meets all applicable local and state building codes requirements unless it is a mobile salon or shop as defined in ARM 24.121.301;
(ii) have a high frequency generator, galvanic generator, or electrolysis machine (dispersive or inactive electrode with connections to the machine, such as wet pad, metal rod, or water jar, necessary for electrology treatments);
(iii) have needles as defined in ARM 24.121.301. Only presterilized, disposable needles as defined in ARM 24.121.301 may be used for electrolysis services on any individual in a licensed salon, shop, or mobile salon or shop unless a properly installed, serviced, and operated autoclave is utilized for sterilization of reusable needles.
(iv) have covered containers for all lotions, soaps, and cotton to be used on clients;
(v) have fine-pointed epilation forceps; and
(vi) have draping sheets or towels.
(3) In addition to the requirements in (1) and (2), a mobile salon or shop must:
(a) meet all applicable local and state laws for mobile businesses, including but not limited to operating permits;
(b) provide and maintain a physical address and mailing address for the owner(s) of the mobile salon or shop. The applicant or licensee must notify the board of any change of address of the responsible person(s) within ten days of the change of address.
(4) A booth as defined by 37-31-101, MCA, is part of a salon, shop, or mobile salon or shop, and a booth rental license is subject to the sanitary operating standards for salons and shops as defined in these statutes and rules.
History: 37-31-203, 37-31-204, MCA; IMP, 37-31-204, 37-31-302, 37-31-309, 37-31-312, MCA; NEW, 2021 MAR p. 1773, Eff. 12/11/21.