Environmental Health           



Our Division of Environmental Health is dedicated to protecting the environment and promoting public health.  This is accomplished through a variety of responsibilities that include:


Take The Environmental Health Survey

· Conducting soil/site evaluations to determine soil suitability for septic system installation.

· Issuing/denying septic system permits for new construction and for the repair of malfunctioning systems

· Inspecting septic system installation and water supply well construction

· Water sampling

· Providing education and consultation to the public

· Conducting inspections for food service establishments, institutions, child cares temporary food events, migrant housing, tattoo artists, public swimming pools, summer camps, plus many other establishments.

· Plan review for new construction and/or renovations of food service establishments

· Enforcement of state and local rules related to the above areas.

· Responding to complaints related to the above areas.


For more information, please call: (336)593-2403

Environmental Health Physical Location

Ronald Reagan Administration Building (3rd Floor)


   1014 Main Street                                        Phone: 336-593-2403

Danbury, NC 27016                                     Fax: 336-593-4021

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Fee Schedule


Environmental Health Fee Schedule (PDF) 




Temporary Food Establishment (TFE) application



Card Card Payment Form



 Existing  System  Application 2021



Expansion Application 2021



Restaurant Application 2021



Septic Application 2021



Septic Repair Application 2021



Water Sample Application 2021



Well Application 2021



Soil Scientist Permit Rules






Helpful Links


Find a Certified Septic System Installer or Inspector - http://www.ncowcicb.info/


Link to EH rules, forms, general information - http://www.deh.enr.state.nc.us/


Find a Certified Well Contractor - www.ncwelldriller.org


Find a List of Registered Septic Tank Pumpers and Haulers: - http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/wm/sw/facilitylist


Need to file a Complaint about your Septic System installer or Inspector - http://www.ncowcicb.info/

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