Perry County Court House Government

Health Department

Environmental

Perry County Health Specialist/Sanitarian
Courthouse Annex
125 S. 8th Street
Cannelton, IN 47520

Phone: 812/547-2746 X 1
Fax: 812/547-0415

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Duties

  • Conducts investigations of environmental complaints and enforces public health and environmental laws.
     
  • Performs site evaluations and consultations for on-site sewage disposal and other sanitary features.
     
  • Issues septic permits and food permits for the County.
     
  • Oversees all improvements or repairs to septic systems.
     
  • Tests water supplies, private and public.
     
  • Reviews plans for new and remodeled facilities concerning septic sewage disposal.
     
  • Provides education to the public regareding health and sanitation, and promotes improvements in private and public sanitary facilities.
     
  • Responds to environmental and sanitation problems created by man-made and natural disasters.
     
  • Responds to environmental complaints.