We understand that there are times when the rules and regulations can be confusing. To better help you, we are providing the links and resources below.
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us.
All official copies of Bureau for West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Rules should be obtained from the West Virginia Secretary of State. You can download the following Public Health Sanitation Rules from the Secretary of State's website in either WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, and PDF formats.
Additionally, some regulations provided by the Pocahontas County Board of Health and other entities will be in PDF format.
To download the Rules:
To view West Virginia Code: Chapter 16 - Public Health go to the West Virginia Legislature website
Body Piercing/Tattoo Studios:
64-80 Body Piercing Studio Business
16-38 Tattoo Studio Business
Child Care Centers:
64-21 Child Care Centers
Clean Indoor Air:
PBOH Clean Indoor Air Ordinance
19-20A WV Rabies Vaccination Law
64-17 Food Establishments
2013 FDA Food Code (6MB)
Food Code 2013 Supplement (173KB)
SF-4 Temporary Food Service Guidelines
Farmers Market Farmers Market Vendor Guide
64-18 General Sanitation
Manufactured Home Community:
64-40 Manufactured Home Community Regulations
Recreational Water Facilities:
64-16 Recreational Water Facilities
ES-52 Individual and On-Site Sewage Systems (Excerpts)
64-47 Sewage Treatment and Collection System Design Standards
64-09 Sewer Systems, Sewage Treatment Systems, and Sewage Tank Cleaners
64-19 Water Well Regulations
64-46 Water Well Design Standards
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