Hamilton County Public Health’s Environmental Health Services Department includes the divisions of Environmental Health, Plumbing, Waste Management and Water Quality. Staff in these divisions work with contractors and residents to conduct inspections, issue permits and licenses, and provide education about a variety of topics that impact Hamilton County’s health and environment.
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Clean Kitchen Award
Food service operators demonstrating excellence in food safety and sanitation
Environmental Health staff receive and track information concerning biting mammals
Follow these safety tips to ensure the food you prepare is safe to eat
When temperatures plunge, heating your home can become more difficult and your risk of hypothermia and frost bite increase.
Housing and Nuisance Program
Staff work with homeowners and renters to ensure that their homes and neighbor's homes are maintained up to sanitary code
Sanitary Sewer Overflows
Know the health effects associated with Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs)
Storm water pollution affects the health of Hamilton County waterways
Licensing, inspection and education helps ensure the safety of Hamilton County swimmers
Tattoos & Piercings
Know the risks before getting a tattoo or piercing
West Nile Virus Surveillance
Learn how to protect yourself from mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile virus
Septic systems, private water systems, stream monitoring, storm water pollution...
Commercial, residential, backflow, water heater & sump pump information; how to abandon a septic system; and contractor registration information
Food Service Inspections
Hamilton County Public Health licenses and inspects more than 3,000 food service operators
Landfills, tire storage, open dumping, lead, tattoo and piercing establishments...