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Environmental Health

Find information about permitting, sanitation, safe food and water, reducing exposure to infectious and hazardous material, proper disposal of waste and toxics, and more.

Permitting survey

Permitting survey

We want your feedback on your permit experience. Please take our brief (less than 5 minutes) Environmental Health Services Survey. The survey is open until July 12 and available in multiple languages – use the language selection box in the upper right corner to choose your preferred language. Your feedback is anonymous and will be used to improve our services.

Private wells

Learn how to prevent communicable disease and illness associated with drinking water.

Getting rid of rats and mice

Find tips on how to keep rodents away, how to clean up after them, and how to submit a rodent complaint.

Healthy water, air, and soil

Learn how to protect and maintain healthy environmental conditions, including topics like lead and arsenic, indoor air quality, mold, solid waste and sharps disposal.

Self-preparedness guidelines

View guidelines on what you should do during public health emergencies and other dangers.

Water recreation, pools, and spas

Access swimming pool and spa permits, guidelines, and resources.

Pet business regulations and permits

Find permits and rules for pet boarding, pet daycares, and shops where pets are sold.

Resources for homeless service providers

Supporting homeless service providers with environmental health consultations such as severe-weather response and climate change planning.

Schools program

New and remodel school plan review.

Permit status

View your permit status for plumbing, gas piping, back flow, pools, and spas.

Community trainings

Our Environmental Health Services teams offer various trainings to county residents, community partners, business operators and staff, and more!