Food and Lodging: 910-433-3618 (3622)
Onsite Wells and Wastewater: 910-433-3668 (3667)
Environmental Health is the science of the well being of man as related to his environment, including both the effects of man on his
surroundings and the effects of his surroundings on him.
Environmental Health duties are performed by Environmental Health Specialists/Sanitarians. These EHS/Sanitarians are professional,
non-medical practitioners of sanitation, qualified by education and experience. In accordance with Chapter 90A of the General Statutes
of North Carolina, Environmental Health Specialists/Sanitarians must have a bachelor's degree and at least 30 hours in physical or
biological science, at the time of their employment. Environmental Health Specialists will start as an intern and must within three
(3) years of employment, successfully pass the Board examination for registration as a sanitarian. For additional information, please
View a list of User Fees.
Environmental Health Director
- Food and Lodging – located in the Public Health Department at 1235 Ramsey Street, Suite 3300
Please visit our Sanitation Ratings page for the most recent updates
to Cumberland County establishment ratings and for rules governing food establishments.
- Wells and Wastewater – located in the Historic Courthouse Basement at 130 Gillespie Street
Downloadable Permit Applications