Environmental Health

Service Area Summary

Environmental Health evaluates restaurants and other food and lodging establishments and evaluates property for the purpose of permitting subsurface sewage disposal systems. The program provides inspection of existing septic tank systems, issues permits for new septic tank systems and ensures the protection of public and private water supplies. They participate in investigations for communicable disease outbreaks and solid and hazardous waste problems and help to provide education for the prevention of such. 

Food, Lodging and Institution

Food, Lodging and Institution service includes inspection of facilities according to law; posting inspection grade cards for public view; assurance that facilities are being constructed to meet North Carolina sanitation guidelines; investigation of complaints and foodborne illness outbreaks; the provision of food sanitation and safety education for food handlers; and the provision of environmental investigations to determine the source of lead exposure in children reported to have elevated blood lead levels. 


On-site Wastewater & Well Program


Fee Schedule for Environmental Health

  • Soil and land evaluations for permitting septic tank systems and new well construction
  • Well water testing

Ground Water (Well) Information

Documents to review before you come in (open in pdf)


Public Pool Permitting and Applications

Organizations that certify pool operators


Septic Systems 

Documents open in pdf

Application Types


Tattoo Artist Permitting and Applications


Link to NC Health and Human Services - http://ehs.ncpublichealth.com/faf/pti/tattoos.htm



Phone Numbers:

  • (336) 318-6262 (Asheboro)
  • (336) 819-3262 (Archdale/High Point/Trinity)

Office Location:

Contact Information
Main: 336.318.6200   email
Fax: 336.318.6234
Animal Control: 336.683.8235
Environmental Health: 336.318.6262 *
Other Contact & Appointment Information
IRA McDowell Building
2222B South Fayetteville St.
Asheboro, NC 27205   map it

Archdale Office
213 Balfour Drive
Archdale, NC 27263     map it
(Wic only - View schedule)

*EH @ Central Permitting Building
204 E Academy Street,
Asheboro, NC   map it
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