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Tattoo Inspections

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What Services Are Available?

The Environmental Health division inspects and permits facilities and artists that provide Tattoo  services in Polk. In addition, staff investigates complaints associated with Tattoo facilities to help protect the public from the spread of infectious diseases. Tattoo facilities located in Polk must apply to the Polk County Health Department for a permit.

This includes permanent makeup artists and their salons.

For Tattoo statutes, rules, and additional information visit FDOH’s Tattooing Page.

Who to Contact:

Environmental Health

2090 E. Clower Street
Bartow, FL 33830

Phone: (863) 519-8330
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday