Regulation of Tobacco Sales
The Department of Public Health and Environment regulates the sale of tobacco and tobacco products. The Washington County Youth Access to Tobacco Ordinance provides complete information about selling tobacco or tobacco products in the county.
Cities and townships under the department’s jurisdiction include:
Apply for a License
A license from the department is required to sell tobacco or tobacco products in the above communities. If you want to sell tobacco in a community not listed above, contact that city’s clerk for licensing information.
- Print and complete the license application.
- Read the Protect Your Business manual for more information.
Compliance rates over the past 14 years are available.
Report a Concern
To report a concern about tobacco sales, go to Report a Concern and submit the information. Your report will go directly to the department for follow-up.