(a) As used in this section:

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 19a-231

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1

(1) “Salon” includes any shop, store, day spa or other commercial establishment at which the practice of barbering, as described in section 20-234, hairdressing and cosmetology, as defined in section 20-250, or the services of a nail technician, or any combination thereof, is offered and provided; and

(2) “Nail technician” means a person who, for compensation, cuts, shapes, polishes or enhances the appearance of the nails of the hands or feet, including, but not limited to, the application and removal of sculptured or artificial nails.

(b) The director of health for any town, city, borough or district department of health, or the director’s authorized representative, shall, on an annual basis, inspect all salons within the director’s jurisdiction regarding their sanitary condition. The director of health, or the director’s authorized representative, shall have full power to enter and inspect any such salon during usual business hours. If any salon, upon such inspection, is found to be in an unsanitary condition, the director of health shall make written order that such salon be placed in a sanitary condition. The director of health may collect from the operator of any such salon a reasonable fee, not to exceed one hundred dollars, for the cost of conducting any annual inspection of such salon pursuant to this section. Notwithstanding any municipal charter, home rule ordinance or special act, any fee collected by the director of health pursuant to this section shall be used by the town, city, borough or district department of health for conducting inspections pursuant to this section.