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Environmental Health
Forms, Links, Downloads & Special Information



Land Use and On-Site Sewage Management

 Septic Tank Application Requirements (PDF)

 Septic Tank Permit Application (PDF)
(Residential, Commercial, Repair and Modification)

 Existing On-Site Sewage System Performance Evaluation (PDF)
(Provides a search of existing septic records and a site evaluation of the existing septic system on the property. This service is often required for adoption, resale, refinance, moving and existing mobile home and building a house, or replacing an existing mobile home.)

 Site Prior to Purchase (PDF)
(Provides a site visit of the property in question to evaluate it for an on-site sewage system. May require a soil evaluation.

 Septage Removal Permit Application (PDF)
(Permits for septic haulers)

 Plat Approval (PDF)
(Provides an approval that states a division of property meets the Hall County Board of Health Lot Size Resolution - refer to Hall County BOH Lot Size Res. below.)

 New Structure Approval (PDF)
(Provides an evaluation of the septic system in order to approve an addition to the footprint of a structure or an additional amenity to the property. Sometimes a site evaluation is necessary)

 Hall County Board of Health Lot Size Resolution (PDF)

 Advanced Treatment Operating System Requirements (PDF)

Civil Plan Review Checklist for Subdivisions and Commercial Developments to be served by on-site sewage systems can be found on the Planning and Zoning pages.


Food Service

 Food Service Permit Application (PDF)

 Site Prior to Purchase (PDF)
(Provides a site visit of existing buildings to be evaluated for food service)

Food Service Classes
(General classes provided by environmental health. Refer to the state web site for classes required for the new food code.)
       ServSafe Schedule (PDF)
       ServSafe Registration (PDF)
       Food Safety Class Schedule (PDF)


Tourist Accommodations

 Tourist Accommodation Permit Application (PDF)


Public Swimming Pools, Spas and Recreational Water Parks

 Pool Operation Permit Application (PDF)

 Pool Construction Permit Application (PDF)

 Pool Plan Review Checklist (PDF)

 Hydraulic Analysis Form (PDF)


Well Permits

 Water Well Regulations (PDF)
 Well Permit Requirements (PDF)
 Well Permit Application (PDF)
 Procedures for Disinfecting Well Water (PDF)
 Protecting Your Well & Wellhead (PDF)


Body Art

 Body Art Regulations (PDF)
 Body Art Establishment Plan Review Checklist (PDF)
 Body Art Site Prior to Purchase (PDF)
 Body Art Establishment Application (PDF)
 Body Art Operator/Technician Application (PDF)


Complaint Investigations

Please contact our office at 770-531-3973 to file a complaint.





Environmental Health Contact
Pat Braswell
Environmental Health
County Manager
 770.531.3973
 770.531.6767
 Email
2875 Browns Bridge Rd.
Gainesville, GA 30504-5635

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3094
Gainesville, GA 30503

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Visit the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization website.


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