(A)   It shall be unlawful for anyone to engage in the practice of tattooing and body piercing without having first applied for and received a license to engage in such practice from the municipality. Further, the municipality shall inspect the tattooing and body piercing establishments. All tattooing and body piercing establishments shall follow all standards for sanitation as adopted by and set out by the Department of Health pursuant to SDCL §§ 34-1-17 et seq.
   (B)   (1)   The term, TATTOO, means to make marks or designs into the skin by puncturing it and inserting indelible colors. TATTOOING includes microblading and similar techniques used to partially or fully simulate natural hair.
      (2)   The term, BODY PIERCING, means to place a permanent or temporary foreign object in a person's body for a decorative or other nonmedical purpose by a person not directly under the supervision of a licensed physician as defined by SDCL § 36-4-11.
(Prior Code, § 110.28)  Penalty, see § 10.99
Statutory reference:
   Related provisions, see SDCL § 9-34-17