Environmental Health

Accredited PublicHealth


Environmental Health Physical Location 

Ronald Reagan Administration Building (3rd Floor)  
1014 Main Street
Danbury, NC 27016

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Office Contact
Billie Young

byoung@co.stokes.nc.us
Phone: (336) 593-2403
Fax: (336) 593-4021

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.


Fee Schedule
Environmental Health Fee Schedule

General Forms

Credit Card Payment Form
Backhoe Operators List
Legal Owners Representative Form

Application Assistance Forms
Soil Evaluation Options
Procedures for Lot Evaluation
Septic Repair Information Sheet
Minimum Setback Information
Example Site Plan


On-Site Septic Forms
Septic Application
Septic Repair Application
Existing Septic System Approval Application
Site Sketch
Soil Scientist Permit Rules
LSS C-19 Common Form

Well Forms
Water Sample Application
Well Application

Food Service Forms
Temporary Food Establishment (TFE) application
Food Service Application
Food Truck and Pushcart Application
LFS Application
Pool Application
Camp Application

Helpful Links
Link to EH Rules, Forms, & General Information - https://ehs.dph.ncdhhs.gov/
Need to file a Complaint about your Septic System installer or Inspector - http://www.ncowcicb.info/
Current Food Code - 2017 Food Code
Inspection Reports/Facility Grades - Grades & Inspections