Gilmer County Environmental Health

Environmental Health documents may be found below. If you need additional information or have questions and/or concerns please feel free to contact us. All documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader.


Service/Inspection Fees


Food Service Establishments

♦ State of Georgia Food Service Information (external link)
♦ Food Service Regulations (external link)
♦ Georgia Department of Public Health Food Service Program (external link)
♦ Food Service Inspections Online (external link) 
♦ Well Water Information (if not on public water system) (external link)
♦ Non-Profit Food Events Food Safety Brochure (external link)
♦ Accredited Food Safety Courses (external link)
♦ Water Service Interruption Brochure (boil water notice) (external link)
♦ Additional Food Safety Links (external link)

 

APPLE FESTIVAL IMPORTANT NOTICE: All Apple Festival temporary food service applications for Fall 2015 must be submitted no later than September 28, 2015!


Rabies Exposure

♦ Georgia Department of Public Health Rabies Website (external link)
♦ Georgia Rabies Control Manual (external link)
♦ Centers for Disease Control (external link)
♦ Georgia Poison Control Center [staffed 24/7 to answer your questions about rabies] (external link)


On-Site Sewage Management (OSSMS)

♦ VIDEO: Understanding Your Septic System(external link)
♦ Septic System Additives (external link)
♦ VIDEO: The Septic System Challenge (external link) 
♦ SOIL CLASSIFIERS LIST (external link)
♦ SEPTIC SYSTEM INSTALLERS LIST (external link)
♦ SEPTIC TANK PUMPERS LIST (external link)
♦ STATE MANUAL FOR ON-SITE SEWAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS(external link)
On-Site Sewage Systems Manual (external link)
 State of Georgia Land Use information (external link)
 Uncover Tank Instructions (external link)

-          STUDY GUIDES FOR CONTRACTORS AND INSTALLERS  
♦ Education and Training (external link) 
♦ Portable Sanitation (external link)
♦ Residential Systems (external link)
♦ Commercial Systems (external link)
♦ Septic Tank Pumpers (external link)
♦ Verification of Residency Form (external link)

TO ARRANGE TESTING FOR STATE CERTIFICATION IN ONE OR MORE OF THESE AREAS, CONTACT THE DISTRICT ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR AT 706-272-2342, Ext. 312.  TESTING IS GIVEN MONTHLY.


Public Swimming Pools and Spas

♦ State Rules and Regulations (external link) 
♦ Pool Operator Training Courses (external link)
♦ Construction Application (external link)
♦ Fecal Incident Chart (external link)
♦ Operation Application (external link)
♦ CDC’s Healthy Swimming Website (external link)
♦ CDC’s Public Information on Swimming (external link)
♦ Hidden Pool Dangers and the Virginia Graham Baker Act (external link)
♦ U.S. Consumer Protection Agency and Pool Safety (external link)
♦ State of Georgia Pool information (external link)


Tourist Accommodations

♦ Rules and Regulations for Tourist Accommodations (external link)
♦ Application (external link)
♦ Gas-Fired Heating Inspection Form (external link)
♦ Plan Review Instructions for Proposed Facilities (external link)
♦ Plan Review Checklist (external link)
♦ Find Inspection Reports of Tourist Accommodations (external link)
♦ Verification of Residency Form (external link)
♦ Well Water Information (if not on public water system) (external link)
♦ BEDBUGS (external link)
♦ Infestations (external link) 
♦ CDC Frequently asked questions about bedbugs (external link)
♦ State of Georgia Tourism information (external link)


Body Art Studios & Tattoo/Body Piercing Artists

♦ Verification of Residency Form (external link)
♦ CDC Body Art Information (external link)

Miscellaneous Environmental Health Information

♦ CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health
♦ Childhood Lead Poisoning
♦ Indoor Air Quality
♦ Tanning and Skin Cancer

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