***If this is a public health emergency dial 911***

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm (except holidays)

Main line telephone number - (919) 718-4641

Fax number - (919) 718-4636




Environmental Health provides the following services:

  • Inspections and permits for septic systems

  • Well inspections and water analysis sampling

  • Investigations of environmental health complaints

  • Lead poisoning prevention program

Inspections and/or permitting for:

  • Food service establishments

  • Lodging

  • Schools

  • Child care facilities

  • Institutions

  • Public swimming pools

  • Summer Camps

  • Tattoo Artists

Quick Links:


Mission Statement


Assist in the protection of our community's health through the prevention and control of environmentally related communicable diseases and through the minimization of exposure to environmental health hazards.

To access all State Rules concerning Environmental Health, click on the following link: https://ehs.ncpublichealth.com 


Applications & Payment

All applications below are e-sign and submit capable, you may choose to print without e-signing and fax, mail, email, or bring your documents to our office.

Payments may be made online here.  All appropriate applications must submitted before you make your payment.

Before making a payment, please reference this list of fees for available services: 

If you have any questions about which fee to pay, please call our office at (919) 718-4641 or email envhealth@leecountync.gov.

Food and Lodging Program Applications

On-Site Wastewater Program Applications

Well Program Rules and Applications

Other Program Rules and Applications

Environmental Health Educational Links