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Forms & Permits: Body Art, Massage, Pools


Body Art

A body art practitioner with a Practitioner Registration issued from any other jurisdiction within California has limited reciprocity. This is intended to allow the Practitioner to practice within this county and any other county in California for 5 consecutive days, but no more than 15 days total, in a calendar year.

A valid Body Art Practitioner Registration will either have an issue date on or after July 1, 2012 or compliance with AB 300 is noted on the registration by the issuing jurisdiction.


Massage Businesses


Environmental Health Services (EHS) is responsible for inspecting massage businesses in unincorporated areas of San Mateo County.

Adhering to the Massage Business Ordinance, the County is responsible for providing a safer, more lawful work environment that contributes to a healthier community.

New Massage Businesses

If you are a new owner or business, please review this process before submitting an application:
Massage Business Registration Process