Health Department

 (919) 496-2533
107 Industrial Drive, Suite C
Louisburg, NC 27549

Health Department


 Environmental Health Services

Our mission is to safeguard life, promote human health, and protect the environment through the practice of modern environmental health science, the use of technology, rules, public education, and above all, dedication to the public trust.

Franklin County Environmental Health Services accomplishes this mission through education, inspections, and active enforcement of North Carolina state laws and rules.


Click the tabs to the left or below to find out more about Environmental Health programs and services offered. You can also search the department's database for permitting and inspection activities.  

On-site Water Protection Program 

Information on how to apply for a well or septic permit, or request inspection/diagnostic services from Environmental Health.

Septic/Well Permit Search 

The OSW database entries start in 2004. All recent permitting activies should have the forms attached when completed. If a form is not attached, or the septic was permitted prior to 2004, contact our office for assistance. Well permitting began in 2008. "Block" search feature is the PID number. Earlier permits may have listed the PID number for the PIN.  

Private Well Water Testing Program

Information on water testing services provided by Environmental Health.

Food, Lodging, and Institution Sanitation Program

Information on inspections and grading of public facilities by Environmental Health.

Health Inspection /Sanitation Grade Search

The health inspection database provides access to recent restaurant (and more) inspections, violations and sanitation grades.  


Ground Water Radiologicals and Radon

 Franklin County Environmental Health Services provides water testing for radon, Uranium, and gross alpha/ beta contaminates. Refer to the department fee schedule for pricing. Please contact one of our specialist if you have questions or would like to have your water tested.