a. A mobile
barbershop must be a self-contained unit sufficiently equipped to provide
barbering services within the premises of the mobile shop. The mobile shop
name, as is stated on the permit, and the mobile shop permit number must be
visibly displayed and clearly legible on at least two exterior sides of the
mobile shop. No windows of the unit may be tinted so that it obstructs seeing
inside the mobile unit. The interior of a mobile unit must be clearly visible
from outside the unit.
service may be performed on a patron in a moving vehicle. All fixtures in a
mobile unit must be firmly anchored to the floor.
c. Each barber shall be provided with a
securely anchored cabinet, constructed of such material that it may be easily
cleaned, consisting of adequate space for clean freshly laundered towels, and
each barber shall be provided with an adequate container for discarding soiled
towels; each barber chair shall be securely anchored, mechanically workable and
have a good grade of upholstery which is unbroken, torn or ripped. A mobile
barbershop shall have adequate and functional sink and toilet facilities within
the mobile shop, to include a holding tank with adequate wastewater storage; it
shall be well lighted and ventilated; and the mobile barbershop shall not be
used for any purposes other than providing barbering services. A mobile shop
must also have a working, easily accessible fire extinguisher.
d. An application for inspection and
registration with the Board of a new mobile barbershop must be filed by the
licensed registered barber or master hair care specialist who will be the
operator of the mobile shop, at least fifteen days prior to opening, on a form
approved by the Board, along with the required fee. The designated operator is
responsible for compliance with applicable statutes and regulations of the
Board. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of the mobile shop shall be
provided on the application. No new mobile shop shall be operated until all
fees are paid and the shop shall have passed inspection. The inspection will be
held at the time and place designated by the Board.
e. Mobile barbershop permits must be renewed
biennially; however, each unit must be annually inspected by the Board. A
mobile shop must be inspected annually no later than 30 days beyond one year
from the issue date of the current permit, and also prior to the biennial
renewal of the permit. The inspection will be held at the time and place
designated by the Board.
Applications should be filed with the Board at least fifteen days prior to the
date when the mobile shop wishes to be inspected prior to beginning
g. Services in a mobile
shop can only be provided by a licensed registered barber or master hair care
specialist. Only barbering services can be provided in a mobile shop. Barber
college students, OJT students and hair braiders may not provide services in a
mobile shop. An apprentice may not operate a mobile shop.
h. A mobile shop permit is not transferable
to a new owner or to a different mobile unit.
i. Mobile barbershops shall maintain a
written or electronic record of the street address where barbering services
will be provided, and must provide these records to the Board, in the manner
specified by the Board, at least two weeks in advance of when the service is to
be provided. Any changes to these records, including adding or deleting
addresses where the services are to be provided, should be immediately provided
to the Board. These records maintained by the mobile barbershop are subject to
inspection by the Board.