Environmental Health

Welcome to Brunswick County Environmental Health! Our services focus on educating and protecting the health and well-being of the citizens and tourists that enjoy the lifestyle of this area. This is accomplished by taking an active leadership role in assessing and reducing environmental concerns, preventing the spread of disease, and promoting personal safety.

The primary functions of our department include:

  • Issuing on-site wastewater (septic) system permits
  • Issuing well permits
  • Monitoring and enforcing drinking water quality for well water
  • Plan review, inspections and permitting, as required, for: food service establishments, public swimming pools, childcare centers, school buildings, tattoo establishments, lodging establishments, bed and breakfast homes, bed and breakfast inns, hospitals, nursing homes, summer camps, local confinement facilities and residential care facilities.

The Health and Human Services Advisory Board meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Health Services Boardroom. This Board does not hold meetings in May and December.

How are we doing? Complete our Brunswick County Environmental Health Customer Satisfaction Survey. Your input matters!

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