Environmental Health Division

Phone: 317-477-1127

The Environmental Health Division of the Hancock County Department of Health is responsible for public health and environmental education within the county.

Environmental Health Specialists conduct inspections, issue permits, investigate complaints, educate the public, and enforce applicable regulations. The Environmental Health Specialists review plans for new subdivisions and new home and business construction. They inspect food establishments, public swimming pools, bed and breakfast facilities, tattoo parlors, private drainage tiles, and new septic system installation. Permits for food establishments and septic system installation are also issued. The Department also investigates public health complaints, including but not limited to; housing, trash, solid waste, fish kills, mosquitoes, pollution, disease causing vectors, food and restaurant compliance, and public swimming pools.

Septic Application Process

Septic Permit Application

Pool Permit Application

Soil Scientists List

The Environmental Health Specialists may also respond to hazardous materials incidents with other agencies if public health is threatened.

Community Alert

Holiday Schedule

Deadlines

  • Tax Deadline

    Taxes are always due May 10th and November 10th, unless this date falls on a holiday or weekend, then the deadline will be the next business day.

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Upcoming Events

Plat Committee
January 18, 2018

Planning Commission
January 23, 2018

Board of Zoning Appeals
January 25, 2018

Filing Deadline
January 26, 2018

Drainage Board Meeting
February 01, 2018

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