Environmental Health

The Health Department’s Environmental Health Division is located on the 2nd floor of the Smith-Wagner Building, located at 9501 Lucy Corr Circle, Chesterfield, VA, 23832

The Environmental Health section of the Chesterfield Health Department offers services for the following:

Restaurant Inspections and Permitting

  • Permits are required
  • Application Fees – effective July 1, 2011
Program Plan Review Fee Annual Permit Fee
Hotels/Motels $40 $40
Restaurants $40 $40
Summer Camps $40 $40
Campgrounds $40 $40
Temporary Food Permit $40 Annual Permit Fee
  • Includes schools, restaurants and seasonal restaurants, temporary and mobile restaurants, child care centers, summer camps, adult homes and nursing homes
  • Food Mangers’ Certification (Serv-Safe) Three-Day Course
    • Must attend all three days.  Courses are offered in English, Spanish and Chinese.  Call 748-1610 for information and schedule of classes.
  • Food Safety for Youth Activities Course

Rabies Prevention

  • Animal Bite Investigation / Management
  • Specimen Testing
  • Rabies Vaccination Clinics

Well and Septic Information

  • Permitting (Well and Septic)
  • Application Fees – effective July 1, 2010
APPLICATION TYPE FEE
Construction permit with no supporting PE/OSE work (“Bare Application”)
System ≤ 1,000 GPD $475.00
System > 1,000 GPD $1,450.00
Construction permit with supporting PE/OSE work included
System ≤ 1,000 GPD $275.00
System > 1,000 GPD $1450.00
Certification Letter with no supporting PE/OSE work (“Bare Application”)
System ≤ 1,000 GPD $400.00
System > 1,000 GPD $1,450.00
Certification Letter with supporting PE/OSE work included
System ≤ 1,000 GPD $370.00
System > 1,000 GPD $1450.00
Private Well $300.00
Onsite Sewage Repair Permit No Fee
    • Complaint Investigation
    • Septic Tank Maintenance Program (5-Year Pump out Program)

For more information, please contact Environmental Health Services, Colonial Heights Health District, (804) 520-9380.