Public Health Sanitation Rules

Public Health Sanitation

Public Health Sanitation Rules

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 or Microsoft Word formats.

The rules are also available for sale in printed form from the Secretary of State's office.

To download the Rules:

  1. Click on the Rule name or number below (skip to #5), or go to the West Virginia Secretary of State's website:
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and enter the TITLE and SERIES numbers from the table below.
  3. Click on: BEGIN SEARCH
  4. Click on the Title of the Rule you wish to download.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select either PDF or MS Word format to download.

To view West Virginia Code: Chapter 16 - Public Health go to the West Virginia Legislature website:

WV Code of State Rules Rule/Code Series and Number
Rules of Procedure for Contested Case Hearings & Declaratory Rulings 64-01
Body Piercing Studio Business 64-80
Child Care Centers 64-21
Cross-Connection and Backflow Prevention 64-15
Food Establishments 64-17
Food Manufacturing Rule 64-43
General Sanitation Rule  (Institutions, Schools, Care Facilities, Lodging Facilities, Public Restrooms, Recreational Facilities) 64-18
Infectious Medical Waste 64-56
Manufactured Home Community Rule 64-40
Recreational Water Facilities 64-16
Sewage Systems Regulations 64-09
Sewage Treatment and Collection System Design Standards 64-47
Individual and On-Site Sewage Systems (excerpts from 64-47 Sewage Treatment and Collection Design Standards) ES-52
Water Well Design Standards 64-46
Water Well Regulations 64-19
Fees for Permit Rule 64-30
Fees for Services Rule 64-51
* Tattoo regulations are found under Chapter 16 of the West Virginia Code: Tattoo Studio Business Law 16-38 
* Tanning Facilities  - West Virginia Code Chapter 16 Article 45 Sections 1-5 16-45