A Body Art Establishment license is required of any person or company that performs body art procedures. Body Art procedures is defined as physical body adornment using, but not limited to, tattooing and body piercing.
Exempt from this requirement is any licensed medical or dental professional that performs such procedures within the professional's scope of practice.
The City of Maplewood prohibits the following procedures on any individual, regardless of age: branding, implantation, suspension, or scarification.
Guidance relating to Body Art Establishments is contained in the Maplewood City Code, Chapter 14, Article XVII. All license holders are required to be familiar with the provisions of this Chapter and with applicable Minnesota Statutes and federal regulations.