• The North Georgia Health District offices in Dalton and Health Departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will be CLOSED on Monday, April 24th for a State Holiday. This also applies to all Environmental Health, WIC and Children's Medical Services. Normal hours of operation will resume the following day.

Whitfield 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

Rabies Exposure

Georgia Rabies Control Manual (external link)

On-Site Sewage Management (OSSMS)

On-Site Sewage Systems Manual (external link)
State of Georgia Land Use information (external link)
Approved Soil Classifiers (external link)
Certified Septic Tank Installers (external link)
Certified Septic Tank Pumpers (external link)

Septic System Challenge Video Receives Gold National Award (external link)

Public Swimming Pools and Spas

State of Georgia Pool information (external link)

Tourist Accommodations

State of Georgia Tourism information (external link)

Body Art Studios & Tattoo/Body Piercing Artists


Career Center
North Georgia WIC   DPH CDC