All tattoo and body piercing businesses must be approved and inspected by the local health department. Statewide rules for tattoo and body piercing were adopted in 1998 and Meigs County Health Department uses these rules to approve and inspect tattoo and body piercing businesses in Meigs County. Tattooing or piercing outside the business is prohibited unless the board of health has approved a time-limited operation. The main focuses of this program is to prevent the spread of communicable diseases such as Hepatitis, HIV, and Staph infections.
Before and During Tattooing or Piercing
After Tattooing or Piercing
Meigs County Health Department requires several steps in order to be approved to operate a tattoo, body piercing business:
Application and Plan Review
What is the cost of an “Approval to Operate”?
When does my Approval need to be renewed?
What is a Time-Limited Event?
What are the requirements for a Time-Limited Event?
What is the cost for a Time-Limited Approval?