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Sanitary Nuisances

Florida Department of Health in Washington County

Program Description

The Florida Department of Health in Washington County Environmental Health Section investigates alleged nuisance complaints and initiates enforcement action against those entities responsible. Typical nuisances addressed by the Health Department include, but are not limited to:

  • Failing septic systems
  • Sewage leaks
  • The keeping of diseased animals which pose a threat to human health
  • The creation or maintenance of any condition capable of breeding flies and mosquitoes.

Please report complaints to the Florida Department of Health in Washington County at 850-638-6240.