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Business and Professions Code - BPC


  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )

CHAPTER 10. Barbering and Cosmetology [7301 - 7426.5]

  ( Chapter 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 7. Mobile Units [7354 - 7361]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )


(a) Any person, firm, or corporation desiring to operate a mobile unit shall make an application to the board for a license containing the information and data set forth in subdivision (b). The applicant, if an individual, or each officer, director, and partner, if the applicant is other than an individual, shall not have committed acts or crimes which are grounds for denial of licensure pursuant to Section 480. A license issued pursuant to this section shall authorize the operation of the unit only within those geographical boundaries designated by the board. Operation of the unit outside of the geographical boundaries for which the license is issued shall be unlawful, unless a license for the expanded geographic area has been obtained upon compliance with this article applicable to the issuance of a license in the first instance.

(b) Each application shall include the following:

(1) A detailed floor plan showing the location of doors, windows, restroom facilities, sinks, lift or ramps, ventilation, equipment, and dimensions of the mobile unit in compliance with this article.

(2) Proof of purchase or lease of the mobile unit and shop equipment.

(3) The required fee.

(4) Copies of applicable county and city licenses or permits to provide the mobile barbering, cosmetology, or electrolysis services in each county and city of operation and the locations therein where the services will be offered.

(5) Proof of compliance with applicable city, county, and state plumbing, electrical, and fire laws.

(6) Proof of a valid California driver’s license issued to an officer or employee responsible for driving the mobile unit.

(7) A permanent base address from which the mobile unit shall operate.

(c) After initial approval of the floor plan and application has been granted, the applicant shall schedule an appointment to show the mobile unit to the board, or representative of the board, for final approval.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 788, Sec. 37. Effective January 1, 2004.)