Environmental Health Program conducts state mandated investigations, permitting, and inspections services. Programs include the following:
- Food, Lodging, and Institution involves the permitting and inspections of all food, lodging, and institutions including the jail and hospital at frequencies as determined by the State and according to risk based inspection criteria.
- On-Site Wastewater involves the evaluation of soil suitability for the installation of septic tank systems.
- The private drinking water well program provides well siting and permitting and water sampling.
- Public swimming pools involve the annual permitting and periodic inspection of public swimming pools.
- Tattoo parlor involves the permitting of tattoo artists and quarterly inspections of the establishment which include instruments, sterilizer/autoclave, and records/documents.
- Residential and Day Care involves the periodic inspections of licensed day care and residential facilities.
- Lead Investigation involves the investigation for the presence and the abatement of lead contaminated paint in residences, day care facilities, and other locations where children under 6 years of age stay and have elevated blood lead levels.
- The Methamphetamine Lab program has staff that work with owners of the clandestine labs to assure proper cleanup of the hazardous chemicals and residue before reoccupying the premises.
Environmental Health Permits
- Event Organizer Application
- Food Establishment Plan Review Application
- Temporary Food Establishment (TFE) Application
- Temporary Food Establishment (TFE) Evaluation Checklist
- Improvement Permit and/or Authorization to Construct
- Childcare Facility Plan Review Application
- Limited Food Establishment (LFE)- Basic Information
- Well Application
- Tattoo Permit Application
- 2019 EH Fee Schedule
- Request for Service onsite Waste Water Application
- Evaluation Checklist
- Well Water Testing Application
Lenoir County Health Department
Patient Records Fax: 252-527-0002
201 N. McLewean Street
Kinston, NC 28501
PO Box 3385
Kinston, NC 28502
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 4:30pm