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Environmental Public Health Division

Environmental health is defined as "the discipline that focuses on the health interrelationships between people and their environment, promotes human health and well-being, and fosters a safe and healthful environment."
 
The Environmental Health Program is responsible for the following enforcement and service areas listed below.
  1. Animal bite reports and rabies control;
  2. Hazardous material spill response;
  3. Housing Inspection for possible lead contamination;
  4. On-site sewage systems;
  5. Public and Semi-public recreational water systems;
  6. Tattoo & Body piercing parlor inspection;
  7. Trash hauler inspection program;
  8. Inspections for unfit housing;
  9. Vector control-mosquito control; and
  10. Water well inspection, testing, and permits.

Fees and permits:

Food Safety

 

 

 

Food Establishment Plan Review*** (change of

Ownership with Remodel, Remodel, or New Establishment): 

Submitted 30 or more days in advance

Plan Review Expediting Fee (additional fee if submitted less than 30 days in advance)

Food Establishment Plan Review*** (change of

Ownership with No Remodel Occurring or Required):

Submitted 30 or more days in advance

Plan Review Expediting Fee (additional fee if submitted less than 30 days in advance)

Full Plan Review Necessary Additional Fee

Plan Review Renewal

 

 

 

 

$180.00

$100.00

 

 

 

 

$100.00

$100.00

 

$80.00

$50.00

 

Food Establishment*†:

 

 

0 to 999 sq ft

$150.00

 

1000 to 1999 sq ft

$215.00

 

2000 to 2999 sq ft

$280.00

 

3000 to 4999 sq ft

$360.00

 

5000 sq ft and larger

$430.00

 

Schools:  K-12*† (per location)

$100.00

 

County Government*† (per location)

$100.00

 

Soup Kitchen

$0.00

 

Temporary Food Establishment (per 3 day event)

Temporary Food Establishment (per 14 day event)

$35.00

$70.00

 

Annual Temporary Food Establishment*† (operating only at Registered Events)

$250.00

 

Mobile Food Establishment*† (requires commissary)

$140.00

 

Commissary*†

Banquet/Community Kitchen*†

$100.00

$100.00

 

Bed and Breakfast*†

$215.00

 

Food Service Event Registration

             Registered 30 days or greater in advance

             Registered 29-15 days in advance

             Registered 14 days or less in advance

 

$35.00

$50.00

$70.00

 

Catering Operation*†

$140.00

 

Farmer’s Market Food Establishment*† (valid only at Registered Farmer’s Markets)

$70.00

 

 

Vending Machine*† (each; Annual Fee)

$15.00

 

Violation Repeat Inspection Fee

$70.00

 

Late Fee (after January 1st of permit year)

$100.00

 

Re-Open After Closing Fee (enforcement Action)

 

$70.00

Environmental/Housing                    

                                                               Enforcement Action Delinquency Fee                              $100.00 per day

                                                                     Enforcement Order Documentation Fee                         $100.00 per Order

 

Onsite Sewage Systems

 

 

 

Residential

 

 

New or Replacement Onsite Permit Application

$180.00

 

New or Replacement Onsite Permit

$70.00

 

Repair Permit Application

$70.00

 

Repair Permit

$70.00

 

Multiple Final Inspection

$70.00

 

Violation Re-Inspection Fee

$70.00

 

Commercial

 

 

Permit Application

$180.00

 

Onsite Permit

$70.00

 

Multiple Final Inspection

$70.00

 

Violation Re-Inspection Fee

$70.00

 

Installer Registration

 

$35.00

  Railroad Cars

                                                                      Combination Food/Environmental Inspection                $200.00

                                                                  (per stop/stay in Delaware County)

 

Water Well Program

 

 

 

Permit to Drill New or Replacement Well

$100.00

 

Well Repair Permit

$100.00

 

Tattoo & Piercing

 

 

 

Artist Permit*†

Guest/Temporary Artist Permit (valid for 14 consecutive days)

$75.00

$35.00

 

Establishment Permit*†

Temporary Establishment Permit (valid for 14 consecutive days)

$300.00

 

$100.00

 

Artist Late Fee (after Jan 1st of permit yr)

Establishment Late Fee (after Jan 1st of permit yr)

$50.00

$100.00

 

Re-Open After Closing Fee (enforcement Action)

Violation Repeat Inspection Fee

$70.00

$70.00

 

Public & Semi-Public Swimming Pools

 

 

 

Plan Review

$500.00

 

Annual Operating Permit**†

$200.00

 

Seasonal Permit

Annual Permit Late Fee

$150.00

$100.00

 

Re-Open After Closing Fee (enforcement Action)

Violation Repeat Inspection Fee

 

 

$70.00

$70.00

 

*Denotes Annual Permit subject to late fee if renewed after January 1

**Denotes Annual Permit subject to late fee if renewed after May 1

***Denotes Plan Review Submission valid for 1 year from date of application

Denotes prorated fee of 50% on or after July 1

 

 

Trash Hauling Ordinance

 

 

 

Primary Truck

$70.00

 

Secondary Truck(s) (each)

$35.00

Inspectors:
Brodie Cook- Environmental Health Specialist:  Meth Labs, Pools, Complaints
Terry Troxell- Environmental Health Specialist:  Food
Jeremy Pettigrew- Environmental Health Specialist:  Tattoos, Complaints
Mary Whaley- Environmental Health Specialist:  Food, Pools
Jeff Turner- Environmental Health Specialist:  OSS, Complaints, Wells
Tamara White- Environmental Health Specialist:  Food, Permits
Doug Mathis- Environmental Health Specialist:  General