The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department will be sending out health permit renewal applications this month.  The renewal applications are for calendar year and fiscal year health department permitted facilities.  These include:


July 1 – June 30 Permits

  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Care Facilities
  • Schools
  • Organized Camps
  • Campgrounds
  • Hotel/Motel
  • Food Services
    • Food Service Establishments
    • Mobile Food Units
    • Retail Food Stores
    • Mobile Retail Food Units
    • Vending Machines
  • Body Piercing Studios


Yearly Renewal Permits

  • Tattoo studios
  • Sewage Cleaning Trucks


January 1 – December 31 Permits

  • Child Care Centers
  • Recreational Water Facilities
  • Mobile Home Parks


The renewal applications are for the current permit a business possess or should possess.  Due to the department’s COVID-19 vaccination and testing response those permits that were due January 1, 2021 will not have a late fee.

Permits for Temporary Food Service Establishments and TCS food vending/food service operations at local Farmers Markets are issued as requested or upon application and inspection.