Public health activities in Ohio are governed by a range of public health laws and regulations found mainly in Title 37 - Health, Safety, Morals of the Ohio Revised Code and in related chapters and sections of the Ohio Administrative Code. Links to some of the specific programs in these chapters are provided below.
- Chapter 3707: Board of Health
- Chapter 3709: Health Districts
- Chapter 3717: Retail Food Establishments; Food Service Operations
- Chapter 3718: Sewage Treatment Systems
- Chapter 3729: Recreational Vehicles, Recreational Camps, Combined and Temporary Park-Camps
- Chapter 3730: Tattooing and Body Piercing Services
- Chapter 3733: Manufactured Home Parks; Recreational Vehicle Parks; Recreational Camps; Park- Camps; Marinas; Agricultural Labor Camps
- Chapter 3737: Solid and Hazardous Wastes
- Chapter 3742: Lead Abatement
- Chapter 3749: Swimming Pools
- Chapter 3767: Nuisances
The Cuyahoga County Board of Heatlh acts as an agent of the Ohio Department of Health in regulating the following in accordance with updated rules in Ohio Administrative Code.
- Chapter 3717: Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code
- Chapter 3701-3: Communicable Diseases
- Chapter 3701-9: Tattoo and Body Piercing Services
- Chapter 3701-21: Food Service Operations Rules
- Chapter 3701-25: Camps
- Chapter 3701-26: Expanded Camp Rules
- Chapter 3701-27: Mobile Home Parks
- Chapter 3701-28: Private Water Systems
- Chapter 3701-29: Household Sewage Disposal Systems
- Chapter 3701-30: Lead Screening and Assessment
- Chapter 3701-31: Public Swimming Pools and Spas
- Chapter 3701-32: Lead Hazard Abatement
- Chapter 3701-35: Marinas
- Chapter 3710-43: Program For Medically Handicapped Children
- Chapter 3701-44: Ryan White Program
- Chapter 3701-52: Smoking Prohibitions
- Chapter 3701-54: School Safety
- Chapter 3701-67: Child Fatality Review Board
- Chapter 3701-69: Radon Testing
- Chapter 3701-73: Public Health Investigations
- Chapter 3701-75: Accessing Confidential Personal Information
- Chapter 3701-82: Lead Training Programs; Environmental Lead Analytical Laboratories
Public Records Request
Public records document the decisions, functions, operations, organization, policies and procedures of the agency, subject to certain exemptions allowed under state and federal law.
Copies of public records will be provided to individuals and organizations within a reasonable time frame which is dependent on the time it takes to research, retrieve, and assemble the material. The cost for copies varies based upon the format in which they are produced and delivered.
Onsite inspection of public records is available Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is subject to the same waiting period.
(216) 201-2000 ext. 1110
Thomas P. O'Donnell, Esq.
(216) 201-2000 ext. 1109