Environmental Health Services

LaSalle Center (757) 727-2570

Email: HamptonHealthDepartment@vdh.virginia.gov

The Environmental Health Division protects the citizens of Hampton with a wide range of services, including: inspection of all food establishments, hotels, motels, tattoo parlors, and body piercing salons, public swimming pools and campgrounds; investigation of animal bites and childhood lead poisoning; beach water sampling and monitoring; processing of permit applications for onsite water supply and sewage disposal systems; investigation of complaints involving restaurants, hotels, swimming pools and septic systems; and advice on solid waste, insect, and rodent problems. State fees are charged for food, well, and septic permits. This division also presents a variety of health education programs for civic groups, clubs, schools, etc.

Anyone selling or distributing food to the public must have a temporary food permit.

To obtain a Hampton Health Department temporary food application, please click on these links:

In addition to the Hampton Health Department requirements, the City of Hampton requires certain outdoor events to obtain a City of Hampton Special Events Permit. For more information on the City of Hampton Special Events Permits please visit: http://www.hampton.gov/1611/Outdoor-Special-Events-Permits

Please visit http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/environmental-health/ for additional resources

For information regarding Indoor Air Quality please follow this link: www.alexhealth.org/rhie

For information regarding sewage spills or sewer back ups in homes or apartments, please call the Hampton 311 Call Center at (757) 727-8311.