Environmental Health

The staff for the Environmental Division of the Council Bluffs Health Department provides inspection and disease prevention services designed to control the factors that are responsible for the spread of disease through water and other environmental exposures.

We strive to enhance the quality of life in our community through education, by performing routine inspections and investigations, taking enforcement action when warranted, and interacting with state, federal and local agencies when appropriate.

We conduct inspections for:
  • Septic Systems
  • Swimming Pools and Spas
  • Tanning Facilities
  • Tattoo Establishments
We conduct investigations for:
  • Environmental Diseases
  • General Nuisances
  • Rodents/Insects
  • Weed/Tall Grass Control
We monitor and test:
  • Air Pollution
  • Noise Control
  • Pollen
  • Radon
  • Water Quality
We issue permits for:
  • Noise Variances
  • Prescription Burns
  • Wells
We offer forms for:
  • Investigative File Requests
  • Landlord Tenant Solid Waste Collection 
  • Salvage Application
  • Storage Yard Application
  • Weed and Solid Waste Abatement Research