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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AUTHORIZED AGENT. Person designated by the Director of Health to carry out his duties.
BARBER. A person licensed pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. Chapter 386.
BARBERING. The following-described practices, when done upon the head, face and neck for cosmetic purposes and done for the public, with or without compensation therefore, shall be construed as practicing the occupation of barber or master barber: Shaving or trimming the beard; cutting hair; styling or cutting hairpieces and wigs; giving facial and scalp massage or application of oils, creams, lotions or other preparations, either by hand or mechanical appliances; singeing, shampooing or dyeing the hair or applying hair tonic, and applying cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, powders, oils, clays or lotions to scalp, face or neck; provided, nothing in this chapter shall permit any of the services or acts herein described to be used for the treatment or cure of any physical or mental disease or ailment.
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH. The City Director of Health or his authorized agent.
DISINFECTANT. Any Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered product with demonstrable bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal activity used in accordance with the manufacturer's instruction.
ESTABLISHMENT or ESTABLISHMENTS. Any and all barbershops, hairdressing and/or cosmetology shop/salons, or any combination thereof.
HAIRDRESSER/COSMETICIAN. A person licensed pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. Chapter 387.
HAIRDRESSING and/or COSMETOLOGY. The art of dressing, arranging, curling, waving, weaving, cutting, singeing, bleaching and coloring the hair and treating the scalp of any person, and massaging, cleansing, stimulating, manipulating, exercising or beautifying with the use of hands, appliances, cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, tonics, lotions, creams, powders, oils or clays and doing similar work on the face, neck and arms, and manicuring the fingernails of any person for compensation, provided nothing in this definition shall prohibit an unlicensed person from performing facials, eyebrow arching, shampooing or manicuring of the fingernails or, for cosmetic purposes only, trimming, filing and painting the healthy toenails, excluding cutting nail beds, corns and calluses or other medical treatment involving the foot or ankle, or braiding hair.
HAIRDRESSING OR COSMETOLOGY SHOP/SALON. Any establishment engaged in the practice of hairdressing, cosmetology or barbering for the public.
LICENSED PERSONNEL. A person licensed pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. Chapters 386 and 387.
MOBILE WORK STATION. A modular space which can be used for multiple purposes through the use of mobile equipment.
NAIL TECHNICIAN. A person who, for compensation, cuts, shapes, polishes or enhances the appearance of the nails of the hands or feet, including, but not limited to, the application and removal of sculpted or artificial nails.
OTHER SERVICES. The following practices may be performed by an unlicensed individual:
(1) Manicuring nails of the hands or, for cosmetic purposes only, trimming painting and filing healthy toenails;
(2) Performing facials;
(3) Shampooing of the hair;
(4) Eyebrow arching;
(5) Braiding hair; and
OWNER/OPERATOR. The person or persons in charge of operating, maintaining, leasing and/or managing any barbershop, hairdressing or cosmetology shop/salon. This person shall also be responsible for ensuring that the establishment complies with all applicable code sections.
PERSON. Any individual, firm, partnership, limited liability entity, company, corporation, trust and/or association, either private or public in nature.
SANITARY CONDITIONS. The safe and clean conditions in which an establishment is required to operate under at all times, under this regulation.
SHAMPOO STATION. A shampoo station consists of a shampoo sink (used for no other purpose) and a shampoo chair.
TEMPORARY PERMIT. A permit issued to conduct a public demonstration, exhibition, show, event or convention for a period of time, not to exceed 14 days in length.
WORK STATION. A chair, counter-top and/or floor space set apart for the purpose of serving a customer, including floor space for the operator to stand while serving the customer.
WORKING AREA. A separate room with more than one workstation or a private room set aside to serve one customer at a time.
(Ord. passed 9-8-2008)