Environmental Health

Environmental Health- Services Offered

The goal of Environmental Health is to prevent environmental health related diseases; the licensing of certain professionals, facilities and devices; and performs inspections to ensure the health and safety of Iowans. Some inspections such as hotel and restaurants are completed at the state level.

  • Inspect Public Swimming Pools and Spas
  • Inspect Tattoo Establishments
  • Inspect Tanning Establishments
  • Safe Water Supply and Testing
  • Septic System Permits and Education
  • Septic System Tanker Education and Permits
  • Radon Test Kits for sale
  • Rabies Education

Animal bites should call the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department non-emergency number
641-792-5912 Jasper County Sheriff


Please Note: Nuisance and renters issues

Our office receives many calls about landlord situations.  The health department has no authority including bed bugs, mold, electrical, utility issues, broken items, etc. Owners are responsible for cleaning up their property. 

Renters should always have, understand and refer to a lease agreement with any issues. If the agreement is not being followed, Iowa Legal Aid may be able to assist you. Please click on the link for more information about Iowa Legal Aid. 

Iowa Legal Aid   

Iowa Legal Aid
666 Walnut St 25th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
Call toll-free 1-800-532-1275

Summary of Iowa Landlord and Tenant Law

Nuisance complaints-  please call Community Development (641) 792-3084 

Jasper County Environmental Health

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