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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIVISION


SEWAGE DISPOSAL PROGRAM

Properly treated sewage is a major concern of the Environmental Health Division.  In terms of man-hours, it is one of our largest programs.  Over the past few years, better design, site evaluations, and homeowner education have been instrumental to a successful program.

2020 Sewage Contractors Educational Meeting Registration Form

Current Soil Evaluation Consultants and Designers (Household Sewage Treatment System List)

2020 Sewage System Installers

2020 Service Providers

2020 Sewage Haulers 

Application for Site Review

2020 Household Sewage Treatment System Packet (Checklist, Soil Evaluator List, FAQ, Application)

2020 Household Sewage Treatment System Application

Household Sewage Treatment System Checklist

Household Sewage Treatment System FAQ 

Information for Homeowners - How to maintain your sewage system and other fact sheets

Information on NPDES - Ohio Department of Health National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) 

Sewage System Abandonment Application

Sewage System Installation Agreement  (SOUTH BASS ISLAND ONLY)

Sewage System Annual Inspection Form  (SOUTH BASS ISLAND ONLY)

OEPA South Bass Island Findings and Orders

Sewage Treatment Systems - Link to Ohio Department of Health  

Operations and Maintenance Program Frequently Asked Questions


MORTGAGE INSPECTIONS

        MORTGAGE INSPECTION/APPLICATION FORM (WATER AND SEWER)

Mortgage Inspection Water Resample Form



WATER SUPPLY PROGRAM

Private water system inspections and water analysis are conducted to ensure a safe water supply.  Proper water well construction not only protects the user, but also prevents surface contaminants from reaching the aquifers.

Homeowner Information for Private Water Systems - Rules and FAQs 

Fact Sheet for Water Sample Results

Private Water Sample and Resample Form 

Chlorinating Your Well - Step by Step Directions

Additional information regarding disinfection of your well can be found on the Ohio Department of Health's website

Cleaning Your Cistern or Hauled Water Storage Tank

Additional information regarding disinfection of your cistern or hauled water storage tank from the Ohio Department of Health

Private Water System Application

Additional Site Plan for Ponds, Cisterns, Springs, or Multiple Dwellings

Cistern/Hauled Water Storage Tank COMPLETION Form

Well/Pump COMPLETION Form

Continuous Disinfection and Filtration Systems COMPLETION Form

Pond COMPLETION Form

Spring COMPLETION Form

Current Water Haulers

List of Registered Private Water Contractors Located in Ohio - Link to Ohio Department of Health



FOOD PROTECTION PROGRAM

Licensing and inspecting any establishment that prepares, serves, packages, or sells food to the public is a long standing environmental health program.  Emphasis is placed not only on providing a clean environment, but temperature control, food handling, sanitizing techniques and personal hygiene are also observed.

Ottawa County Health Department Food Safety Training Registration   POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Food Certification Training Information


Food Service Plan Review Checklist

Food Service Plan Review Application

Food Service Layout & Equipment Submission Packet 

Mobile Food Operation Information Packet


Temporary Food Operation Information and Application 
(Must Apply 10 Days Prior to the Event)


Food Safety Handouts and Information

 

Cottage Food Operation Requirements
Cottage Food Rules - General
Cottage Food Rules - Labels
Cottage Food Rules - Excluded Operations

Ohio Administrative Code - 3717-1 - State of Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code


Link to Ohio Department of Health

Link to Ohio Department of Agriculture



RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS

Tourism is the backbone of Ottawa County.  To ensure a safe and sanitary condition exists, all manufactured home parks, campgrounds, swimming pools, and beaches are inspected on an annual basis.


MANUFACTURED HOME PARKS

Manufactured Home Parks - ALERT - RULES HAVE BEEN RESCINDED - Effective December 1, 2012, the Manufactured Home Park Program responsibilities were transferred to the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Industrial Compliance 614-644-2223


POOLS

Information regarding the swimming pool program from the Ohio Department of Health

Public Swimming Pool Equipment Replacement Notification Form

Weekly Pool/Spa Operation Report Form 

PoolOhio Administrative Code - 3701-31 - Pools


CAMPS

Temporary Park-Camp Application Packet

Information regarding the campground program from the Ohio Department of Health

Camp Ohio Administrative Code - 3701-26 - Recreational Vehicle Park, Recreation Camp, Combined Park-Camp and Temporary Park-Camp Rules

Day Camp Ohio Administrative Code - 3701-25 - Resident and Day Camp Rules


BEACHES

Beach Monitoring Sample Results
 

Beach Ohio Department of Health - Beach Monitoring Information 

Algae Bloom Information



TATTOO/BODY PIERCING ESTABLISHMENTS

To receive a permit to operate a tattoo or body-piercing establishment in Ottawa County, a business must demonstrate its ability to comply with established safe and sanitary procedures.

Ohio Administrative Code - Chapter 3701-9 - Tattoo Establishments; Body Piercing



NUISANCE ABATEMENT PROGRAM

A public health nuisance may be investigated and acted upon when issues involving violations are observed.  Abatement of a nuisance is accomplished by education and may lead to enforcement.  Nuisance complaints will only be investigated after a Nuisance Investigation Report Form is completed, signed and submitted to our office (in person, by mail or fax).

          Nuisance Investigation Report Form 



RABIES CONTROL

All biting incidents are investigated to ensure the animal is properly quarantined and vaccinated.

Animal Bite Report Form

Rabies Prevention - Link to Ohio Department of Health


FLOOD INFORMATION


 

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