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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.

Sewage - Frequently Asked Questions

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

2014 Sewage System Installers

2014 Septic Tank Cleaners

Applicant Sewage System Checklist (Currently being revised. Please contact the health department with questions.)

Sewage Installer Evaluation Form

Application for Site Evaluation 

Sewage System Abandonment Application

Aeration System Maintenance Company List

Sewage System Installation Agreement  (SOUTH BASS ISLAND ONLY)

Sewage System Annual Inspection Form  (SOUTH BASS ISLAND ONLY)

Sewage Treatment Systems - Link to Ohio Department of Health  

 


MORTGAGE INSPECTIONS

        MORTGAGE INSPECTION/APPLICATION FORM (WATER AND SEWER)

Mortgage Inspection Water Resample Form




BUILDING PERMITS

Building Permit Application Checklist 

 


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

NEW Private Water Sample and Resample Form - FOR NEW SYSTEMS ONLY

Private Water Sample and Resample Form - NOT FOR NEW SYSTEMS

Chlorinating Your Well - Step by Step Directions

Cleaning Your Cistern or Hauled Water Storage Tank

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

2013 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

Food Service Plan Review Checklist

Food Service Plan Review Application

Food Certification Training Information

Layout & Equipment Submission Packet

Mobile Food Operation Information Packet


Temporary Food Operation Requirements - Information Packet

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



Food Safety Handouts and Information

 

Cottage Food Operation Requirements
     Cottage Food Rules
     Cottage Food Operation Fact Sheet
     Basic Components for Labeling Requirements (Cottage Food Labeling)
     Nutrition Label Example

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

Food Safety - Ohio Recall Announcements -
Ottawa County Health Department List
Link to Ohio Department of Health



RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS

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

MARINAS

Marina - ALERT - RULES HAVE BEEN RESCINDED
Marina Ohio Administrative Code - 3701-35 - Marinas - ALERT - RULES HAVE BEEN RESCINDED


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 Manufactured Homes Commission (614) 734-6010


POOLS

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

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



WEST NILE VIRUS

The Environmental Health Division is no longer submitting dead birds to the Ohio Department of Health for testing.  Facts and information can be found at the website listed below.

West Nile Virus Facts - Link to Ohio Department of Health

 

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