For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   (a)   "Certificate of inspection." Written approval from the Health Commissioner or his or her authorized representative that a tattooing establishment has been inspected and meets all of the terms of this chapter.
   (b)   "Health Commissioner." The City Health Commissioner or his or her authorized representative.
   (c)   "Operator." Any individual, firm, company, corporation or association that owns or operates an establishment where tattooing is performed, and any individual who performs or practices the art of tattooing on the person of another.
   (d)   "Tattoo," "tattooed" or "tattooing." Refers to any method of placing designs, letters, scrolls, figures, symbols or any other marks upon or under the skin, with ink or any other substance, resulting in the coloration of the skin, by the aid of needles or any other instruments designed to touch or puncture the skin.
(Ord. 14-92, passed 7-6-1992)