Article 5. Mobile Units

Title 16, Division 9, California Code of Regulations

Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

937. Licensing and Operation

(a) An application for a license to operate a mobile unit shall be on a form prescribed and provided by the board (Form #03A-202, Application for License to Operate A Mobile Unit, Rev 1/93), accompanied by such evidence, statements, or documents as required by Section 7355(b) of the Business and Professions Code.

(b) The geographical boundaries within which the mobile unit is licensed to operate shall include only the cities and counties within which the mobile unit has permits to provide services, and shall extend no further than a 50 mile radius from the permanent base address from which the mobile unit operates.

(c) All Health and Safety Rules governing barbering and cosmetology establishments (as contained in Article 12 of these regulations) shall apply to mobile units unless otherwise specified.

(d) All storage cabinet doors shall have safety catches.

(e) All equipment which is not stored in storage cabinets shall be securely anchored to the mobile unit.

(f) No services shall be performed while the mobile unit is in motion.

(g) A ramp or lift shall be provided for access to the mobile unit if providing services for disabled individuals.

(h) The owners of mobile units shall be responsible for adherence to all local, state and federal laws and regulations regarding the operation of vehicles to be used as mobile units.

(i) An itinerary showing dates, locations, and times of service shall be made available, upon request, to an authorized representative of the board.

(j) The board shall inform the applicant in writing that the application is either complete and accepted for filing or that it is deficient and what specific information or documentation is required to complete the application within 10 calendar days of receipt of an application for a license to operate a mobile unit.

(k) The board shall inform the applicant in writing of its decision regarding an application within 21 calendar days from the date of filing of a completed application. The decision is contingent upon the applicant scheduling an appointment with the board, or its representative, for an inspection of the mobile unit for final approval, pursuant to Section 7355(a) of the Business and Professions Code, within seven calendar days of receipt of the notice of a completed application.

(l) The inspection for final approval shall be conducted to ensure compliance with Sections 7354 and 7357(b) of the Business and Professions Code.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 7312 and 7357, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7354, 7355 and 7357, Business and Professions Code.

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