The first Elk Grove tattoo parlor approved by the city of Elk Grove is now open for business. Emerald Tattoo, which has locations in Lodi and Modesto officially opened for business this week with a soft opening. They will have their grand opening on Saturday, August 27. The store is located at 9410 Elk Grove-Florin Road. They will be open 7 days a week, from 12 pm to 9 pm, Sunday through Thursday and until 10 pm Friday and Saturday.
The business was approved by the Elk Grove Planning Commission on April 7. Many supporters of the proposed business packed the chambers to speak in favor of the tattoo parlor. The planning commission unanimously approved the project setting the stage for the first tattoo parlor to be approved in the city of Elk Grove.