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Environmental Public Health Services

 

Healthy communities start with a healthy environment !
 

    The Division of Environmental Public Health Services is the focal point of the Palm Beach County Health Department's effort to protect you and your family from the harmful effects of toxic chemicals, wastes, disease vectors, safety hazards, natural disasters, and contaminated air, food, and water.  view our list of servicespdf opens in a new window

Environmental Health Services

“Fee schedule for the Environmental Public Health Services”.pdf opens in a new window

Permitting Section provides forms, for Water Supply and Wastewater, for Septic Tanks and Private Wells, and for Swimming Pools. (Downloadable  pdf's)

All Programs Descriptions

Air Program Services

Air Quality Index 

  • Daily Air Quality Index (AQI) Readings

Indoor Air Quality 

  • Mold & Moisture
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO)
  • Radon
  • Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
  • Household Products, New Furniture and Building Materials
  • Pests
  • Imported Corrosive Drywall

Air Pollution Control

  • Inspection and permitting of air pollution sources
  • Regulation of open burning
  • Investigation of air quality complaints (dust, smoke, and odors).
  • Ambient air quality monitoring
  • Control of mobile air pollution sources

Contact your local office
Belle Glade    -  (561) 996-1633
Delray Beach -  (561) 274-3187
West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Disease Prevention Services

Animal and Insect Borne Diseases Disease Prevention Services

  • St Louis encephalitis, West Nile virus, Malaria, Avian influenza, Rabies monitoring and prevention.

Food Hygiene

  • Inspection of food illness complaintsFood Hygiene
  • Inspection of institutional food services including school cafeterias, bars, lounges, and fraternal organization kitchens.

 

Contact your local office
Belle Glade    -  (561) 996-1633
Delray Beach -  (561) 274-3187
West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Environmental Contaminants 

  • Childhood Lead Poisoning PreventionChildhood Lead Posoning
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Asbestos remediation.

 

 

West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Regulated Facilities Services

Child Care

  • Inspection of foster homes, adult homes, adult living facilities or homes for the elderly, residential drug treatment facilities, group homes, school sanitation, migrant labor housing, and mobile home parks.

Institutional Health

  • Inspection of foster homes, adult homes, adult living facilities or homes for the elderly, residential drug treatment facilities, group homes, school sanitation, migrant labor housing, and mobile home parks.

Contact your local office
Belle Glade    -      (561) 996-1633
Delray Beach -      (561) 274-3187
West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Body Piercing/indoor Tanning Facilities 

  • Inspection and licensing of indoor tanning facilities and body piercing.

West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Water Services

Public Drinking Water (DOH/DEP)

  • Construction Permitting of new treatment plants (DOH/DEP) and water distribution systems. Contact: West Palm Beach Office, Plan Review at 561-837-5900.
  • Compliance Assurance activities including inspection results, monitoring results and complaint investigations. Contact: West Palm Beach Office, Operations at
    561 -837-5900.

Public and private Wells

  • Permitting & Inspection of new public and private wells including drinking water (Public/Private), irrigation, monitoring, etc. Contact: West Palm Beach Office, Plan
    Review Section at 561-837-5900.

Public Pools

  • Initial Operating Permits for new public pools. Contact: West Palm Beach Office, Plan
    Review at 561-837-5900.
  • Operating Permits and Compliance Assurance activities including inspection results, monitoring results and complaint investigations. Contact: West Palm Beach Office, Operations Section at 561-837-5900.
     

Healthy Beaches

  • Bacteriological monitoring of public beaches.

Delray Beach - (561) 274-3187

Waste Services

Biomedical Waste

  • Biomedical Waste and sharps disposal.

West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Hazardous Waste 

  • Complaints relating to illegal disposal or spills of toxic or hazardous materials.
  • Licensing for the regulation of business handling or generating hazardous wastes.
  • Right-to-know.

West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Sanitary Nuisances 

  • Sanitary nuisance complaints (garbage, sewage, rodents, mosquito breeding, foul odors).

Contact your local office
Belle Glade    -  (561) 996-1633
Delray Beach -  (561) 274-3187
West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Septic Tanks 

  • Plan review and permitting of new and repaired septic tanks and drain fields, additions, or modifications to homes on septic systems.
  • Septic tank system installation inspection inspections
  • Septage pumper truck inspections
  • Septic complaints

West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Solid Waste

  • Complaints related to illegal disposal of solid waste, landfills, and horse manure stockpiling.

West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

Waste Water Control 

  • Complaints of waste water spills and sewage over-flows from manholes and pump stations and nuisance odors from sewage systems.
  • Permitting and inspection of sewage collection systems and sewage treatment plants.

West Palm Beach - (561) 837-5900

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