Tobacco Compliance

Tobacco Sales

Retail tobacco sales are governed* by Olmsted County’s Olmsted County Tobacco Sales and Youth Access Ordinance. Resolution No. 98-23 (see related links area to the right)
This ordinance establishes:

  • No retail establishment shall sell or offer to sell any tobacco product without first having obtained a license to do so from the County.
  • Determines fees for licensure and services
  • Determines the basis for eligibility and denial of license
  • Determines limitations on sales and merchandising of tobacco products
  • Determines responsibility for the sale of tobacco products
  • Sales-compliance checks and administrative penalties

Tobacco Sales License Application (39 KB)


*Except where a license has been obtained from a city or local government agency