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Ina Vez came to Philadelphia Zoning for help opening up her permanent makeup and microblading academy in Northeast part of Philadelphia. As the bonafide tattoo & permanent makeup "zoners", Philadelphia Zoning was more than pumped for this project!   Ina has 19 years of experience in Philadelphia working for doctors and plastic surgeons performing microblading and other permanent makeup services. She is also one of only two American...

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Beverly's Brows is a beauty and wellness studio located in Northern Liberties. The reason they needed special zoning approval from the Zoning Board of Adjustments is because they also offer permanent makeup and microblading; which is technically classified as tattoos. Tattoo studios are a regulated use that always require special approval from the Zoning Board.   The application for Beverly's Brows is in a large CMX-3 (Community...

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Augustus Abbonizio is a tattoo artist with nearly 20 years of professional experience in the industry.  He spent most of that time working in Philadelphia. We met Gus when he was gearing up to branch off into his own solo practice, and are thrilled to have been able to help him along with some of that process.   The space we were obtaining this use for is...

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We met Kelly Haney when she was operating her business out of a fellow artist's tattoo shop in Fishtown. Her business was rapidly expanding, so she was looking to branch out and operate out of her own space.   Tattoo shops, which are classified as "body art services" under the zoning code, are automatically prohibited when in 500 feet of a school or residential district. Because of this, special approval from...

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