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Chapter 240-12 APPLICATION FOR COSMETOLOGY/BARBER SALON/SHOP

Rule 240-12-.01 Application for Cosmetology/Barber Salon/Shop

(1) Any person or persons desiring to operate a salon/shop which offers and performs cosmetology or barber services shall submit a complete application with the required application processing fee for a license using the form furnished by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers and shall meet all the requirements of the law and rules of the Board.
(2) Any salon/shop must be licensed by the Board prior to conducting business. Change of salon/shop ownership or change in the ownership or leasing must be registered with the Board by filing an application for licensure within thirty (30) days of the purchase of said salon /shop. The licenses of any salon/shop that is being sold or closed, must be returned to the board within 30 day of closing.
(3) Business names of salon/shop shall include the word "Salon" or "Shop" and shall not contain terms which would tend to mislead the public as to the operation of a cosmetology, barber, esthetician, or nail care facility.
(4) The salon/shop license or current copy of online verification shall be displayed within fifteen feet of the salon/shop entrance at all times in an open area of the registered salon/shop so as to be unobstructed and easily viewable for both customers to read and for inspection by the Board.
(5) The salon/shop owner shall complete a board-approved course for health, safety and sanitation.
(6) Salon/shop shall at all times comply with the rules for cleansing, disinfection, sanitization, health and safety required in all Board Rules of Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers.