Tanning Ordinance

CHAPTER 58

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR TANNING FACILITIES

58.01 Purpose
58.02 Applicability
58.03 Designated Agency
58.04 Adoption of State Code
58.05 Additional Rules
58.06 Tanning Device Use By Minors Limited

58.01 PURPOSE. This ordinance provides for regulation of tanning facilities and devices used for the purpose of tanning human skin through the application of ultraviolet radiation. These rules stipulate minimum safety requirements relating to the operation of tanning devices; qualifications for tanning facility operators; and procedures for the inspection of tanning facilities and enforcement of these rules.

58.02 APPLICABILITY. The provisions contained herein apply to, but are not limited to, public and private businesses, hotels, motels, apartments, condominiums, and health and country clubs located within incorporated and unincorporated Story County, Iowa.

58.03 DESIGNATED AGENCY. Pursuant to the Code of Iowa, Chapter 137, Local Boards of Health, the Story County Environmental Health Department is the designated agency to interpret, monitor, and enforce the rules contained in Public Health (641) IAC Chapter 46, Minimum Requirements for Tanning Facilities, and Story County Ordinance Chapter 58, Minimum Requirements for Tanning Facilities.

58.04 ADOPTION OF STATE CODE. The Board of Supervisors, adopts, in its entirety, by reference, Public Health (641) IAC Chapter 46, Minimum Requirements for Tanning Facilities.

58.05 ADDITIONAL RULES. In addition to rules set forth in Public Health (641) IAC Chapter 46, Minimum Requirements for Tanning Facilities, the Board of Supervisors adopts the additional rules contained in this ordinance.

58.06 TANNING DEVICE USE BY MINORS
1. A tanning facility shall not allow a consumer under sixteen years of age to use a tanning device, as defined in Public Health (641) IAC Chapter 46, Minimum Requirements for Tanning Facilities.
2. A tanning facility may allow a consumer who is sixteen or seventeen years of age to use a tanning device, as defined in Public Health (641) IAC Chapter 46, Minimum Requirements for Tanning Facilities if:
a. The consumer’s parent is present on the initial visit to sign a parental permission form. The parent must return to the facility to sign the parental permission form annually until the person turns eighteen.
b. The facility will make a photocopy or electronic scan of each consumer’s driver’s license or state ID and keep on file.
c. The facility will make a photocopy or electronic scan of the consumer’s parent’s driver’s license or state ID (if the consumer is 16 or 17) and keep on file with the consumer’s driver’s license and the signed parental permission form.