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Public Health Region 5

Environmental Health Services

resaurant inspectionGeneral Environmental Health Services include:

  • inspection and regulation of mobile home parks, subdivisions, septic tank systems, schools, and childcare facilities,
  • investigation of nuisance complaints,
  • campground sanitation and safety,
  • inspection and regulation of all food service establishments, retail food stores, summer feeding programs, mobile food, temporary food services and special events,
  • rabies control investigations,
  • private well water analysis, and
  • Orangeburg & Bamberg Counties educational environmental programs.

Fees:
New septic tank contractors and/or pumpers license:
Single license - $100.00; dual license - $150.00
Septic tank application fee - $150.00
Subdivision review process - 5-15 lots: $50.00, 16-40 lots: $100.00 and 40 and over: $150.00
Individual lot evaluation - $150.00
Well water fees - $20 for Bac T
Well water fees - $50 for Metals & Minerals Analysis
Annual food service/retail food store permit - $60.00 (fee may be based on annual gross sales of food)

Contact: your local health department and ask for an environmentalist.

Aiken, Allendale and Barnwell Counties
Aiken - (803) 642-1637 or 1-800-450-1687
Allendale - (803) 584-3818
Barnwell - (803) 541-1036

Bamberg, Calhoun and Orangeburg Counties
Bamberg - (803) 245-5176
Calhoun - (803) 874-2037
Orangeburg - (803) 533-5490

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