This program regulates the operation of tanning facilities in Iowa. It requires an annual facility permit, testing of operators, and inspections of the facility. Facilities covered under these requirements include but are not limited to, public and private businesses, hotels, motels, apartments, condominiums, and health and country clubs. Approximately 1000 facilities have a permit to operate as a tanning facility in Iowa.
Annual inspections are conducted to ensure that the facilities are in compliance with the Iowa requirements and that the health and safety of Iowans is protected.
These rules do not regulate spray tanning.