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A. Existing Establishments; Time For Compliance: Establishments operating at the effective date hereof shall be given a prescribed amount of time to make application to the department and comply with these regulations. Establishments that continue to operate without proper permits from the department or operate in violation of these regulations will be subject to legal remedial actions and sanctions as provided by law.
B. Notice To Correct Violations: If, after investigation, the department should find that a permittee or operator is in violation of this chapter, the department may, in the alternative, advise the permittee or operator, in writing, of its findings and instruct the operator to take specific steps to correct such violations within a reasonable period of time, not to exceed thirty (30) days. (Ord. 99-060, 10-12-1999)
C. Disease Conditions Suspected: If the department has reasonable cause to suspect that a communicable disease is or may be transmitted by an operator, use of unapproved or malfunctioning equipment, or unsanitary or unsafe conditions which may adversely impact the health of the public, upon written notice to the owner or operator, the department may do any or all of the following:
1. Issue an order excluding any or all operators from the permitted body art establishment who are responsible, or reasonably appear responsible, for the transmission of a communicable disease until the department determines there is no further risk to public health.
2. Issue an order to immediately suspend the permit of the licensed establishment until the department determines there is no further risk to the public health. Such an order shall state the cause for the action. (Ord. 03-018, 11-13-2003)