Nev. Admin. Code § 446.625 - Animals on premises prohibited; exceptions

Current through March 28, 2022

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, live animals, including birds and turtles, are not allowed on the premises of a food establishment or on adjacent areas under the control of the permit holder for the operation of the food establishment. Edible fish or decorative fish in aquariums, shellfish or crustacea on ice or under refrigeration, and shellfish and crustacea in a display tank may be present on the premises of a food establishment if food, equipment, utensils, linens or unwrapped articles designed for a single service or a single use are not contaminated.
2. Dogs accompanying security or police officers are permitted in offices, storage areas and dining areas. Sentry dogs may be permitted to run loose in outside fenced areas for security reasons. Service animals accompanying persons with a visual, aural or physical disability , or trainers who are training service animals, are permitted in dining or sales areas.
3. Service animals are not allowed in shopping carts or on the benches, seats or tables of a food establishment.
4. Food handlers must not care for or handle any pets while on duty.
5. Live or dead fish bait must be stored separately from food or food products in retail stores.
6. Therapy and comfort animals are not allowed in food establishments.


Nev. Admin. Code § 446.625
Bd. of Health, Food Establishments Reg. Art. 16 § 16.2 subsecs. 16.2.10 & 16.2.11, eff. 9-17-82-NAC A 10-14-88; 5-23-96; R069-10, 12-18-2013

NRS 439.150, 439.200, 446.940

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