Environmental Health frequently asked questions (FAQ)

I am building a new house and need a septic system.  Where do I start?

Environmental Health staff can walk you through the process of filling out the Application for Environmental Health Services.  To learn more about this process, click here.  To speak with a staff member, call 828-587-8250 or -8253.

I need to complete a record search.  How can I do that?

Environmental Health staff are happy to assist with record searches.  To learn how staff can help, click here.

I am buying or renovating an existing restaurant in Jackson County.  Where do I start?

Environmental Health staff can walk you through the process of completing a Plan Review.  To learn more about this process, click here.  To speak with a staff member, call 828-587-8250.

Where can I find restaurant inspection scores?

Restaurant inspection scores are tracked through the internet here.  Input the name of the restaurant you want to learn more about and select "Start Search."