(a)  Except as provided in this Rule, all barber services as defined in G.S. 86A-2 shall only be performed at a location permitted by the Board as a barber shop.

(b)  A registered barber may perform barbering services in a client's home, and the home shall be exempt from the inspection requirements of G.S. 86A-15(b), under the following conditions:

(1)           The client upon whom barber services are being performed is unable, due to a medical necessity, to come to a licensed barber shop;

(2)           The licensed barber maintains a log of each instance where this exemption is used, including the name of the client, address of the home where the services were performed, the date services were performed, and the medical necessity requiring that barber services be provided in the home. The log shall be made available to the Board and its inspectors for; review and

(3)           The licensed barber otherwise complies with G.S. 86A-15(a).

(c)  For purposes of this Rule, a "client's home" includes the client's residence, nursing homes, rest homes, retirement homes, mental health institutions, and similar institutions where the client has established permanent residency.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 86A-15(c);

Eff. June 1, 2008;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2010;

Readopted Eff. July 1, 2016;

Temporary Amendment Eff. May 2, 2023;

Temporary Amendment Exp. Eff. February 9, 2024.