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File #: 19-712    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/10/2019 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 7/17/2019 Final action:
Title: Conduct the public hearing regarding amendments to Chapter 1 (Zoning Title, Purpose, Definitions) and Chapter 7 (Business Districts) of Title 6 (Zoning Ordinance) pertaining to body art establishments - PZC 19-1-071
Attachments: 1. Proposed Amendments, 2. Ordinance 19-080 from 6-4-2019, L1 regarding AMEND CH 7 TATTOO AND BODY PIERCING OF TITLE 4 HEALTH
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing regarding amendments to Chapter 1 (Zoning Title, Purpose, Definitions) and Chapter 7 (Business Districts) of Title 6 (Zoning Ordinance) pertaining to body art establishments - PZC 19-1-071
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Erin Venard, AICP, Community Planner

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Public notice for PZC 19-1-071 was published in the Daily Herald on July 1, July 3, and July 5, 2019.

BACKGROUND:
During public forum at the May 7, 2019 City Council meeting, a member of the public requested that the City Council consider an amendment to the Naperville Municipal Code in order to permit microblading to be performed by a person other than a physician or osteopath, as is required by the current code. Microblading is a new form of cosmetic application that uses the principles of tattooing to place permanent ink under the skin to create the likeness of hair, often eyebrows. Based on Municipal Code regulations, microblading was defined as a tattoo and therefore subject to Naperville code requirements that it be performed only be a physician or osteopath in a facility operated by a physician or osteopath.

Following discussion of the existing ordinance, the City Council directed staff to prepare a code amendment for review at a future meeting. Per City Council direction, this amendment modified Chapter 7 (Tattooing and Body Piercing) of Title 4 (Health and Sanitation) to permit both tattooing and microblading within the City without requiring the involvement of a physician or osteopath.

The first reading of the proposed ordinance amendment was held before the City Council on May 21, 2019 (note: Planning and Zoning Commission review was not required because the proposed amendments did not impact or modify any existing zoning regulations). The City Council approved the proposed ordinance amendment, as presented (see attached), on...

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