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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 431. Sanitary Regulations for Hotels

12VAC5-431-20. Purpose of regulations.

These regulations have been promulgated by the State Board of Health to specify the following requirements to protect public health:

1. Criteria for assuring the safe preparation, handling, protection or temperature control for food;

2. Criteria for maintaining physical plant sanitation;

3. Criteria for the storage and cleansing of linens and towels;

4. Criteria for general housekeeping and maintenance;

5. Requirements for approved water and sewage disposal systems;

6. Criteria for vector and pest control;

7. Criteria for ice machines and dispensers of perishable food items; and

8. Procedure for obtaining a license.

Statutory Authority

§§ 35.1-11 and 35.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2002.

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