Health Services

Body Art Establishments


Article 14, Suffolk County Sanitary Code, revised and adopted October 31, 2007 provides such authority. Click here to view Article 14, Suffolk County Sanitary Code and all of its Appendices (Appendix A-Aftercare, Appendix B-Postings & Notices, Appendix C-First Aid Instructions, Appendix D-Consent Form, Appendix E-Healing Periods for Piercings, and Appendix F-Notice of Inspection & Disclaimer).

Contact Us

Contact the Department by e-mail at, at 360 Yaphank Ave, Suite 2A, Yaphank, NY 11980, or call (631) 852-5900. Body Art Establishment Applications and a Guide for the Submission of Plans are available on this website or at the office in Yaphank. You must either be sponsored by a Body Art Establishment currently under permit to the Department or one that is actively pursuing such a permit via application and/or plan review.

There is a new Apprentice Body Artist program in place at this time. Apprentice Body Artist Application forms to register such an Apprenticeship are available.

Body Art Schedule

Click here to view the Body Artist Certification Course Schedule.

Manuals, Documents, Forms, Signs

Printed materials are available at the office in Yaphank.

360 Yaphank Avenue - Suite 2A

Yaphank, NY 11980

Phone 631-852-5900 | Fax 631-852-4824

Reception counter hours - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM