2012 Indiana Code
TITLE 25. PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
ARTICLE 8. BEAUTY CULTURE
CHAPTER 7. COSMETOLOGY SALON LICENSES

IC 25-8-7
Chapter 7. Cosmetology Salon Licenses

IC 25-8-7-1
Issuance
Sec. 1. The board may issue a license under this article to operate a cosmetology salon.
As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.6.

IC 25-8-7-2
Requirements for license
Sec. 2. A person who wishes to obtain a cosmetology salon license must:
(1) do one (1) or more of the following:
(A) Select a site for the salon which, if located in the same building as a residence:
(i) is separated from the residence by a substantial floor to ceiling partition; and
(ii) has a separate entry.
(B) Meet the requirements for a mobile salon as established by the board under IC 25-8-3-23(b);
(2) if applicable, obtain any building permit, certificate of occupancy, or other approval action required under IC 22-15-3 and IC 36-7-4 to operate the cosmetology salon;
(3) install the furnishings, if applicable, and obtain the salon equipment required under rules adopted by the board; and
(4) submit a verified statement on a form prescribed by the board that the cosmetology salon will be under the personal supervision of a person who has at least six (6) months active experience as a cosmetologist under IC 25-8-9 before the application was submitted under this chapter.
As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.184-1991, SEC.23; P.L.197-2007, SEC.38.

IC 25-8-7-3
Waiver of licensee supervision requirement; conditions
Sec. 3. The requirement for a cosmetologist license under section 2(4) of this chapter may be waived by the board if:
(1) the applicant submits a verified petition for the waiver on a form prescribed by the board which:
(A) states the reasons for requesting the waiver; and
(B) is signed by two (2) persons who know the applicant and are familiar with the facts set forth in the petition; and
(2) the board determines that the requirement would result in extreme hardship to the applicant if enforced.
As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.6.

IC 25-8-7-4
Prerequisites to license issuance
Sec. 4. The board may issue a license under this chapter if the

applicant has:
(1) complied with section 2 of this chapter; and
(2) paid the fee for the license set forth in IC 25-8-13-5.
As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.6.

IC 25-8-7-5
Temporary license
Sec. 5. If:
(1) the board cannot determine whether an applicant has complied with section 2 of this chapter at the time the application is filed; and
(2) the board determines that the board will require more than fifteen (15) days to determine if the applicant has complied with section 2 of this chapter;
then the board shall issue a temporary cosmetology salon license to the applicant.
As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.6.

IC 25-8-7-6
Duration of temporary license
Sec. 6. The temporary license issued under section 5 of this chapter is valid until the board approves or denies the application for a license under this chapter or until three (3) months following its issuance, whichever occurs first.
As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.6.

IC 25-8-7-7
Salon license requirement of lessee of licensed salon
Sec. 7. The board may not require a cosmetologist to obtain a license under this chapter if the cosmetologist has leased or subleased a portion of a cosmetology salon from a person licensed under this chapter.
As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.6.

IC 25-8-7-8
Sign display at salon entrance; standards
Sec. 8. (a) A person holding a license issued under IC 25-8-7, IC 25-8-7.1, IC 25-8-7.2, or IC 25-8-12.6 shall display a sign complying with standards prescribed by the board at the main public entrance to the salon.
(b) The sign must:
(1) be clearly visible to a customer entering the establishment at that entrance; and
(2) state in legible printing that the establishment is a structure licensed as one (1) of the following:
(A) Cosmetology salon.
(B) Electrology salon.
(C) Manicuring salon.
(D) Esthetic salon.
As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.184-1991,

SEC.24; P.L.113-1999, SEC.10.

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