This license is for a location, place, area, structure, or business, or part thereof, which provides consumers access to tanning equipment. Tanning Facility includes, but is not limited to, tanning salons, health clubs, apartments or condominiums, regardless of whether a fee is charged for access to the tanning equipment. If you have questions, contact DSI at 651-266-8989 or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 380 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about tanning facilities.

Application Requirements

  • You must submit the following:
  • DSI Class R License Application
  • The following information:
    • Description of the portion of the building to be used as a tanning facility
    • Type of business the tanning facility is operating in conjunction with (if applicable)
    • List of tanning equipment (manufacturer's name, model number, type: booth, bed, canopy, etc., year manufactured, number in establishment)
  • Required Fees


This license requires inspection approvals from Environmental Health (Phone: 651-266-8989), Licensing (Phone: 651-266-8989) and Zoning (Phone: 651-266-9008).


See Fee Table for current License fees. 


A Tanning Facility License expires one year from the date of issuance and may be renewed annually.

Last Edited: November 9, 2023