Duties: The Environmental Health Department is responsible for the environmental health for the citizens of Jefferson County.
Location: 901 North 8th Street, Fairfield, M-F 9:00-5:00
Administrator:Dan Miller, Registered Sanitarian
Time of Transfer Inspection Exemptions (PDF file).
NOTE: The new owner must apply for a new Discharge Authorization Permit - see www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater/NPDESWastewaterPermitting.aspx.
The Notice of Intent Form is on the DNR website www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater/PrivateSepticSystems/GeneralPermit4.aspx.
This form goes to the County Sanitarian.
Note: The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation provides on-line courses:
For ServSafe Manager -
For ServSafe Food Handler -
Information on mesothelioma, providing vital services and free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma. - http://www.asbestos.com
Iowa Department of Public Health website - www.idph.state.ia.us
What We Do (Iowa Public Health) - http://www.idph.state.ia.us/WhatWeDo/
The Iowa DNR website -
Iowa DNR - Private Septic Systems - www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater/PrivateSepticSystems.aspx
EPA information about radon -
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