Indoor Tanning Facilities
Effective August 15, 2012, New York State Public Health Law prohibits the use of ultraviolet tanning facilities by children 16 and under. Additionally, patrons 17-18 years of age require parental consent to use these facilities.
All tanning facilities in New York State using ultraviolet radiation devices are required to obtain a permit to operate. However, the Cattaraugus County Health Department does not currently have an indoor tanning program. Tanning facilities in Cattaraugus County are permitted and regulated by the New York State Department of Health.
For more information regarding indoor tanning and indoor tanning regulations, please see the link below.