E N V I R O N M E N T A L    H E A L T H 

Our Department is responsible for programs focused on environmental protection and public health in Nevada County. These programs regulate food preparation in restaurants, installation of wells and septic systems, handling hazardous materials and other topics related to consumer protection.

March 1st Food Safety Class has been Rescheduled to Thursday, April 5th

All students originally signed up for the March 1st class will be put on the  April 5th roster unless otherwise requested.

Please contact NCEHD at (530)265-1348 with any questions. 


                        P O P U L A R    L I N K S


Permit Application Forms

Plan Checks 

Learn what is required for opening a new food facility or remodeling an existing one.

Go to online citizen access program.

Apply for Permits Online

We encourage those that are applying for permits to do so online. Click here to find out how.

Pay Your CDA Fees

Pay Fees

Find out how you can pay your Environmental Health fees.


Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your Environmental Health Questions.

Community Event / Temporary Food Facility (TFF) Page

Temporary Food Facilities

Find out how to become a Temporary Food Facility (TFF).If you're interested in hosting a Community Event, please click here.

California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) Page

California Environmental Reporting System

Learn more about reporting your hazardous materials and how to submit them through CERS.

Wastewater Permits Page

Sewage Disposal

Learn about what steps are required to install a septic system and how to apply for permits.

Report a Problem

Report a Problem

We respond to complaints about environmental conditions at restaurants, Temporary Food Facilities (food booths), public swimming pools and other public facilities in Nevada County.