General Information

The Environmental Health Division provides services designed to assure a safe and healthy environment to all county residents. We are an aspect of public health that focuses on the relationship between the environment and human health, and minimizes the public’s exposure to environmental hazards.
We have professional staff Sanitarians that are specialized in specific program areas such as wells, septic systems, food and vending inspections, site reviews, and permit issuances. We also provide enforcement of Michigan’s Smoke Free Law and investigation of complaints regarding restaurants and bars.
Please contact us!
(810) 987-5306
Monday: 8am - 6:30pm
Tues - Fri: 8am - 4:30pm

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Environmental Health Fees

St. Clair County Restaurant Inspection Reports are now available online. View here.

Visit our programs for more information:

Food Safety
On-site Sewage Disposal Systems
Drinking Water Wells
Storm Water Program
Bathing Beach Monitoring Program
Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control
Indoor Air Quality
Pool Inspections

Soil Erosion Application.
Commercial Septic Permit Application
Site Evaluation
Septic & Well Evaluation
Septic Appeal Application
Residential Septic Permit Application
Commercial Type II Well Permit Application
Residential or Commercial Type III Well Permit Application
Temporary Campground License Application
Temporary Food Service License Application
Fixed Food Establishment Plan Review Application
Fixed Food Notice of Intent
Food Service Establishment Change of Ownership
STFU Intent to Serve Form
STFU & Mobile Plan review Application

Complaint Form
Freedom of Information Act Request Form

The St. Clair County Health Department provides a 24-hour anonymous hotline for current beach closings, to report failing septic systems and illegal dumping, or for water quality concerns. Call (810) 987-7253 or  (877) 504-SWIM to report a problem. Your name and information will be kept confidential.

Proper Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste

Environmental Services Department (Landfill)
Medication Disposal Sites
Sharps Collection Programs