Environmental Health Unit (EHU)

Applications will be accepted by the following methods:

No work will commence until payment (check or money order) has been made in full. For the safety of our inspectors: contractors and homeowners are expected to follow the governor’s Construction COVID-19 Job Site Requirements. Failure to do so may impact the inspector’s ability to complete your inspection.

The Environmental Health Unit of the Health Department engages the public in discussion of environmental factors that may have an effect on their health Bays Waterand safety. The services offered by the Unit are provided in conjunction with the Washington State Department of Health and Washington State Department of Ecology . Through regulation, enforcement, and education activities, the Environmental Health Unit strives to reduce the level of risk posed by environmental health hazards and to protect and preserve Cowlitz County’s environment and public health.

Rules for Hearings

The Environmental Health Unit is responsible for regulating the following programs: