Environmental Health

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The Environmental Health division enforces laws that keep our surroundings safe and healthy. The Environmental Health staff also educates the public and provides the following services:

  • Restaurant inspections and food handler education
  • County nuisance ordinance enforcement
  • Administration of county wastewater permit program
  • Daycare inspections
  • Lodging inspections
  • Pool inspections
  • Recreational water testing
  • Water test kits
  • Radon test kits

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Ordinance Information

  • For information about the ordinances pertaining to Boone County, click here.
  • For more information about the ordinances pertaining to the City of Columbia, click here.
  • For more information about public health nuisances, click here.

Health Inspection Information

Outdoor Health Information

Food Safety and Establishment Information

  • View the requirements for mobile, temporary, and new food establishments.
  • Learn more information about the City Food Code, food training, and overall Food Safety.
  • Report a suspected foodborne illness to the Department, click here.

Environmental Health Resources

  • Additional information surrounding Environmental Health issues can be found here.


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