Tattooists, piercing and electrolysis

Anybody carrying on the practice of acupuncture or the business of tattooing, ear piercing or electrolysis in Scarborough Borough must register both the persons and premises involved.

How do I register my business?

Limited companies and partnerships

In the case of a Limited Company, the full name of the company and the address of its registered office must be entered on the registration form. In the case of a partnership, the full names and addresses of all the partners must be entered on the registration form.
 

Changes in ownership?

Where a business changes hands, any new proprietor must register the premises in his or her name.

What do I do once I have registered?

An Inspector from the Food and Occupational Safety Team will visit and assess the suitability of the premises before registration is approved. You must then display a copy of the registration certificate on the premises.

How do I apply to register?

The application, accompanied by the fee for registration, should be made to the Food and Occupational Safety Team.