Customers often have questions regarding Environmental Health program fees. All of the Consumer Protection, CUPA, Solid Waste and Land Use fees can be found on the Environmental Fees page. Various housing issues, including mold, bedbugs, cockroaches, and bats, are also of high interest to county residents. Information concerning those issues can be found on the Pest & Mold Issues page. Environmental consultants and contractors can find information regarding meth lab cleanup procedures and requirements on the Meth Lab Cleanup page.
Environmental Health has set fees for the following programs: Body Art, Food, Swimming Pools & Spas, Public Water Systems, Solid Waste, CUPA, Private Water Wells and Wastewater.
Molds and rodents in residences can adversely affect health and the quality of life. Environmental Health is works closely with Department of Development Services Building Division, which enforces state housing codes. Environmental Health offers up-to-date information on these housing issues to assist homeowners and the public.
The Methamphetamine Contaminated Property Act of 2005 requires the clean-up of the property contaminated by methamphetamine labs so it can be safe for occupancy. This law also requires the Public Health Officer to respond to complaints of potentially contaminated property. Response includes evaluating the property, testing for contamination, notifying and posting of warning notices, issuing orders prohibiting occupancy if the site is not safe, as well as overseeing the ultimate return of the property to a safe environment.