Section 4709.02 | Prohibited practices.
Except as provided in this chapter, no person shall do any of the following:
(A) Engage in or attempt to engage in the practice of barbering, hold themselves out as a practicing barber, or advertise in a manner that indicates they are a barber, without a barber license issued pursuant to this chapter;
(B) Operate or attempt to operate a barber shop without a barber shop license issued pursuant to this chapter;
(C) Engage in or attempt to engage in the teaching of or assist in the teaching of the practice of barbering without a barber teacher or assistant barber teacher license issued pursuant to this chapter;
(D) Advertise barbering services unless the establishment and personnel employed therein are licensed pursuant to this chapter;
(E) Use or display a barber pole for the purpose of offering barber services to the consuming public without a barber shop license issued pursuant to this chapter;
(F) Operate or attempt to operate a barber school without a barber school license issued pursuant to this chapter;
(G) Teach or attempt to teach any phase of barbering for pay, free, or otherwise without approval from the state cosmetology and barber board;
(H) Being a barber, knowingly continue the practice of barbering, or being a student, knowingly continue as a student in any barber school, while such person has an infectious, contagious, or communicable disease;
(I) Obtain or attempt to obtain a license by fraudulent misrepresentation for money, other than the required fee, or any other thing of value;
(J) Practice or attempt to practice barbering by fraudulent misrepresentation;
(K) Employ another person to perform or himself perform the practice of barbering in a licensed barber shop unless that person is licensed as a barber under this chapter;
(L) Use any room or place for barbering which is also used for residential or other business purposes, unless it is separated by a substantial ceiling-high partition. This does not exclude hair care products used and sold in barber shops or the sale of clothing and related accessories as authorized by division (F) of section 4709.09 of the Revised Code.
(M) Violate any rule adopted by the board or department of health for barber shops or barber schools.