Body Art

Body Art Inspection

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El Paso County has 65 licensed body art establishments.  Environmental Health Specialists routinely inspect the establishments and respond to complaints to assure compliance with the El Paso County Board of Health Body Art Regulations.  The regulations help to prevent the occurrence of blood borne pathogens and other communicable diseases through training and enforcement of sanitary standards. 

To view inspection reports, click here.



Body Artists


Acceptable Courses for Body Artist Bloodborne Pathogen Training Requirement

Colorado Body Art Regulations

El Paso County Body Art Regulations (Updated 2016)

Body Art Temporary Event Coordinator Application

Licensed Facilities 



Body Art Establishment Plan Review Application

Owner/Contractor Contact Information

Environmental Health Service Request Form

Licensed Facilities


Body Art Consumers

Licensed Facilities

Colorado Body Art Regulations

El Paso County Body Art Regulations (Updated 2016)

File a complaint about a Body Art Establishment

Advisory Group

The Body Art Advisory Group (BAAG) was organized to allow for information sharing between public health and industry.  The groups purpose is to encourage constructive feedback on customer service, policies and regulations, work together to improve the Body Art Program using current science, technology and educational opportunities and to prevent infectious disease in our community. BAAG members include representatives from:

  • Pikes Peak Tattoo and Piercing
  • Pens and Needles
  • Steadfast Tattoo Studio
  • Nostalgia Tattoo Company

Meetings are held quarterly at the Public Health offices in the Citizens Service Center located at 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road.  For more information, contact Tara Olson, Lead R.E.H.S. by phone 719-578-3286 or by e-mail at [email protected]

January 27, 2014

March 31, 2014

June 23, 2014

September 29, 2014

April 6, 2015

April 20, 2015