Rules and Regulations - Environmental Health
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Water samples can only be collected between 1-4 p.m. on Mondays due to the lab's pickup schedule. These must be collected at the home.
All rules and regulations of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) and Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) can be found on the Lawriter website ( With any of these rules, please contact the Fayette County Health Department for final clarification and application.


OAC 3701-25
OAC 3701-26

Food Safety:

OAC 3717-1 Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code
901:3-1 Cottage Food Rules:
OAC 3701-21 Restaurant Definitions/Fees/Risk Levels:
ORC 3717.22 Retail Food Establishments Exceptions:
ORC 3717.42 Food Service Operation Exceptions:

Household Sewage Systems:

OAC 3701-29 General rules and specifications
ORC 3718 (Ohio Revised Code)

Manufactured Home Parks:

OAC 4781-12

Ohio Manufactured Homes Commissions:

ORC 4781


Ohio Department of Health School Environmental Health Inspection Guide

Swimming Pools:

OAC 3701-31

Tattoos and Body Piercing:

OAC 3701-9
ORC 3730

Wells (Private Water):

OAC 3701-28

Contact Information
Phone: 740-333-3590
Fax: 740-636-1583
Links & Downloads
Rick Garrison, R.S., B.S.,
Director of Environmental Health

Brian King, S.I.T., B.S.
Jenny Coe, S.I.T., B.S.
Scherika Brinson, S.I.T., B.S.
Sierra Chambers
Rules and Regulations
Information about Bed Bugs
From Ohio Department of Health

Rabies Vaccine Fact Sheet
Nitrate Sheet
Wash Your Hands
Food License Application
Temporary Food License Application
ServSafe Level One Training
Private Water Systems
Total Coliform Sheet
Disinfection Sheet
Food Service
Citizen's Guide To Radon
Ohio Radon Information System
Water Interruption
Ohio Dept. of Health Food Safety
Ohio Dept. of Agriculture Food Safety
Environmental Health
Help Me Grow
Emergency Preparedness
Vital Statistics
Health Education
Medical RF
Medical Reserve Corps
Fayette County Health District
317 S. Fayette Street
Washington C.H., OH 43160
General Phone: 740-335-5910
Environmental Health: 740-333-3590
WIC: 740-333-3552
Help Me Grow: 740-335-5111
General Fax: 740-333-3528
24/7 Phone Number: 740-505-1936
Locally Approved Haulers
Septic Haulers
Solid Waste Haulers