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Environmental Health

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Office Location:  80 East Street, Pittsboro, NCcabin2.gif
Mailing Address:  P. O. Box 130, Pittsboro, NC 27312
Office Hours:  8 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday, Except Holidays
Phone:  919-542-8208
Fax Number:  919-542-8288

Environmental Health Director

Anne Lowry, R.E.H.S.

Environmental Health is a division of the Chatham County Public Health Department. 

MISSION: To promote a safe and healthy community by: ensuring compliance with environmental health standards; educating the public on environmental health issues; and protecting the environment. 

MAJOR PROGRAMS:This department offers the following services:

  • Provides approval and inspections of private wells and water systems to assure water quality;
  • Provides approval and inspections of on-site wastewater (septic) systems;
  • Conducts required inspections of facilities serving food and beverages and providing public lodging;
  • Conducts required inspections of public swimming pools and beaches;
  • Offers a childhood lead poisoning prevention program-

»»We do not accept any money transactions after 4:00 p.m. daily. This includes applications for permits, water samples, and any payments via cash, check, or money order.  Payments made by credit card now require a 3% convenience fee .««


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The Chatham County Public Health Department wants to hear from you! The health department now has a customer satisfaction survey available online. Click here to give us feedback.

Encuesta de Satisfacción del Cliente para el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Chatham


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