Dallas County Offices will be closed Thursday November 23rd and Friday November 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday



Dallas County Environmental Health Department is an agency of the Dallas County Board of Health. The agency was founded in the early 1970s, and is charged with protection of the public health and the environment through education, advocacy, and enforcement.

Programs include: Private Septic permits and inspections; Private Well permits and inspections; Well testing, reconstruction, and well closure under the Grants to Counties Program; Water quality; Solid waste disposal; Recycling; Household Hazardous Waste; Nuisance inspections; Indoor Air quality; Radon; Animal bite follow-up for human rabies exposure.  Annual inspection of Public pools, tanning beds, and tattoo shops under contract with Iowa Department of Public Health.

Normal office hours are 8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Friday. The office is located at 25747 N Avenue, Suite C, in Adel.

(515) 993-5803



Board of Health Regulations

Chapter 30 General Environmental Health Regulations

Chapter 31 Onsite Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems

       Appendix A Service Required for Maintenance

Chapter 32 NonPublic Water Wells

Chapter 33 Yard Waste Disposal

Chapter 34 Septic Contractor System Design Engineer Maintenance Provider License

Chapter 35 Commercial Septic Tank Cleaners

Chapter 36 Dangerous Buildings