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Do you drink water, eat in restaurants, swim in a public swimming pool,  or have a family member in a nursing home?  The health of Northampton County citizens is affected every day by the work done in our Environmental Health Department.  This department is committed to protecting and improving our citizen's health by enforcing state and local laws and ordinances.

Office hours:

Monday - Friday  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  except holidays.

Services Provided:

  • Food,Lodging and Institutional Sanitation:
    • Inspection of restaurants, schools, markets, rest homes, nursing homes, public swimming pools
  • Water Supply Monitoring:
    • New Well Inspections
    • Collect and test drinking water samples
  • Sewage Disposal Monitoring
    • Soil Analysis
    • Inspection of new septic tank systems
    • Checking old septic systems
    • Improvement permits
  • Solid Waste Disposal:
    • Checking for illegal dumps
    • Investigations of all environmental health complaints
  • Rabies Control
    • Dog and cat vaccination clinics
    • Control of unvaccinated stray animals
    • Fees

Program contacts:

Tre Breedlove, Environmental Health Supervisor   252-534-5841  (ext) 6036

 

Fees:

TYPE OF VISIT: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Northampton County Rates 2021 - 2022
Septic Permit Residential                                                  With Pump  
2 - 4 Bedrooms $300.00                                     $350.00  
5+ Bedrooms $400.00                                     $450.00  
     
Septic Permit Business    
100 - 480 gpd $300.00                                     $350.00  
481 - 1500 gpd $400.00                                     $500.00  
1501 - 2999 gpd                                                   $600.00  
3000 + gpd                                                   $700.00  
     
Revision Paperwork    
Paperwork  $50.00  
Paperwork w/site visit $100.00  
COC (Reinspection) $100.00  
Upgrade (Expansion) $200.00  
Repair (Septic) $0.00  
     
Wells         
Wells  -  New Construction $300.00  
Abandonment Permit $0.00  
Well permit revision $50.00  
     
Water Samples    
Bacteriological $50.00  
Full Panel $150.00  
Metals $100.00  
Individual Metals $75.00  
Nitrate/Nitrite $50.00  
Other water samples for specific constituents based on State rate $50.00+  
      plus site visit of $50.00    
     
Swimming Pools    
Operation Permit $200.00  
Plan Reviews (Pools, Food, Daycares, Tattoo) $200.00  
     
TFE (Temporary Food Event) $75.00  
     
Tattoo Annual Inspection (Per Artist) $100.00  
 
   
*Revised 03/17/2009 
PLAN REVIEW FEE SCHEDULE
Food Stands (No Seats):  
New construction                                                                    $100.00
Renovations                                                                            $75.00
Restaurants:  
1-50 seats:  
New                                                                                        $150.00
Renovations                                                                           $100.00
51 or more seats:  
New                                                                                        $200.00
Renovations                                                                           $150.00
Meat Markets:  
New construction                                                                   $100.00
Renovations                                                                          $75.00
   
 
 

* This is fee for individual cases - County-wide disasters may result in all fees being waived by action of Co. Commissioners or Co. Manager.

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