Notice is given that the Yavapai County Community Health Services is recommending to the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors (BOS) an update to the currently adopted Yavapai County Health Code & Ordinance to be made effective January 1st 2019. The courtesy presentation to the BOS will be on August 15, 2018 at 10 S. 6th St. Cottonwood 86323 at 9:00 AM. The formal hearing will be on September 5, 2018 at 1015 Fair St. Prescott 86305 at 9:00 AM. The Yavapai County Health Code describes the legislative authority delegated by the State of Arizona to the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, by way of the county health department, to administer establishment licensing procedures; plan reviews (building and operating); requirements which may include beverages, mobile food establishments, catering and food processors; and Food Worker and Management certification and requirements. The last revision of this Health Code occurred in 2016. The changes made in this current version of the Health Code are described in summaries of proposed revisions, which can be obtained online by going to yavapai.us/chs or by calling 928-771-3149 in the Prescott area or 928-639-8138 in the Verde Valley. At this time, we feel that these changes bring the Yavapai County Health Code & Ordinance up to a suitable standard for our industry of food safety and public health protection. This will include the 2017 FDA Model Food Code.
Here is the final draft of the 2019 Health Code for review: Read more