Business Owners

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Find out what business owners need to know about the environment and health, food safety and other public health issues that are important to Vermonters.

Information for You

Health Department regulations allow small home-based businesses to operate in a primary residence using standard home equipment.

Search here for free food safety resources for our license holders.

If you are maintaining or renovating a building or structure that was built before 1978, lead-safe work practices are required by the Vermont Lead Law and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Increasing physical activity and access to healthy diet choices are important in reducing the impact of chronic disease.

Climate change is having widespread impacts on buildings and infrastructure, agriculture and other weather-dependent businesses, the quality of the environment, recreational opportunities, and physical health.

Most carpet is made with synthetic (human-made) materials. However, carpets can also be made of wool or other natural materials.

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