Regulations Governing the Health and Safety of Public Accommodation Facilities
Whereas, the Southern Nevada Health District has been established by the County of Clark and the cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Mesquite, and Boulder City as the Public Health Authority for those entities, pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 439; and
Whereas, the Southern Nevada District Board of Health is the governing body of the Southern Nevada Health District, and is vested with jurisdiction over all public health matters within its district of Clark County, Nevada, and is authorized to adopt Regulations necessary to protect and promote the public health and safety in the geographical area subject to its jurisdiction; and
Whereas, the Southern Nevada District Board of Health finds that the sanitation and safety of public accommodation facilities does affect the public health, and that it is necessary to adopt Regulations Governing the Sanitation and Safety of Public Accommodation Facilities to prevent and control the spread of communicable disease, and to promote and regulate the safety and sanitary condition of those establishments; and
Whereas, the Southern Nevada District Board of Health believes that the following Regulations are designed to protect the public health and safety, it does therefore publish, promulgate and order compliance with the substantive and procedural requirements hereinafter set forth within Clark County, Nevada.
Intent and Scope
Intent: The purpose of these Regulations is to protect the public health, safety and environment through preventive measures and timely correction of significant public health issues relating to public accommodation facilities.
Scope: These Regulations establish definitions; set minimum standards for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of public accommodation facilities; outline record keeping and reporting requirements; provide for enforcement; and include provisions for the issuance, suspension, and revocation of Health Permits.