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Environmental Public Health

Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County

Environmental Public Health

The Division of Environmental Public Health is the focal point of the Palm Beach County Health Department’s effort to protect you and your family from the harmful effects of toxic chemicals, wastes, disease vectors, safety hazards, natural disasters, and contaminated air, food, and water.

Whether it is the air you breathe, the water you drink, the food you eat, the home you live in, or the school or daycare your child attends - at the Division of Environmental Public Health, we touch your life every day!

View or download our Fee Schedule for Environmental Public Health Services.

Helpful Links

Pay your fees and print your permit online

Check the status of an inspection for any of our programs

Report a food or waterborne illness

Report an unsafe or unsanitary condition in a restaurant, caterer or mobile food unit

Environmental Health Forms

Code of Ordinances of Palm Beach

Drinking Water

  • Application for Public Drinking Water Facility Construction Permit - dep-62-555.900_1.pdf

  • Application for Notification for Use of General Permit for Constructions of an Extension to a Public Drinking Water Distribution System - dep-62-555.900-7-alt.pdf

  • Application for transfer of PWS Construction Permit - dep-62-555.900_8.pdf
  • Application for Certification Construction completion and request for a letter of Clearance to Place a Public Drinking Water Facility into service - dep-62-555.900_9.pdf

  • Application for Permit to Construct an Onsite Water Distribution System Regulated Under Palm Beach County Environmental Control Rule II - pbchd-ecrII-12-2-a.pdf

  • Application for Certification of Construction Completion and Request for a Letter of Clearance to Place an Onsite Water Distribution System into Service for Systems - pbchd-ecrII-12-3-a.pdf

Wastewater Systems

Permitting Release Requirements

Septic Tanks and Private Drinking Water Wells

Solid, Hazardous & Biomedical Waste Control

Public Swimming Pools