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Environmental Health consists of two service areas, Food, Lodging & Institutions, and On-site Wastewater and Wells.

For services provided by each, click on the tabs below.

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Body Art

Tattoo Program 

The Tattoo Program assures the safety of tattooing by establishing sanitation and infection control procedures tattoo artists and permanent color technologists must follow to maintain a Tattooing Permit issued by the Department through local health departments. 

Visit The NC Health & Human Services Website for Information


Application for Tattooing Permit pdf


Food and Lodging

Food and Lodging services includes inspection of facilities according to law; posting inspection grade cards for public view; assurance that facilities are being constructed to meet North Carolina sanitation guidelines; investigation of complaints and foodborne illness outbreaks; the provision of food sanitation and safety education for food handlers; and the provision of environmental investigations to determine the source of lead exposure in children reported to have elevated blood lead levels.

For more information see the Food and Lodging Program Brochure and the tabs below.

Food Service

 Child Care Centers

Other Establishment


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Food Service Establishment Rules:

On-site Wastewater and Wells


This service area permits private well construction, regulates well repair and abandonment, and inspects newly constructed wells. 

For more information see the On-site Wastewater & Well Program Brochure and link below.

Please visit the On-site Wastewater & Well Program webpage.


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Public Pools Permitting and Applications



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