Environmental Health


Monitors and ensures compliance with the various Local and State Environmental Health programs including: Food Service, Land Use (On-Site Sewage), Tourist Accommodations, Public Swimming Pools/Spas, Rabies, and Tattoo Facilities.


The Oconee County Environmental Health Department is a section of the Georgia Department of Community Health, Division of Public Health. We are responsible for the following permit programs:

  • Body Art
  • Food Service
  • Hotels, Motels, Campgrounds
  • Pools
  • Rabies
  • Sewage/Septic Systems
  • Well Water