The Department of Health licenses and regulates the following types of facilities in Allen County: retail food establishments, lodging establishments, tattoo & body piercing establishments, public swimming pools & spa, septic (onsite sewage) systems and railroad camp cars.
Please call us at (260) 449-7561 or click on the links below to find more information on obtaining a permit.
Retail food establishments can include restaurants, bars, school cafeterias, bakeries, grocery stores, convenience stores, retail stores that sell prepackaged foods, and mobile food vendors.
Properly functioning septic systems provide a safe alternative for sewage disposal when municipal sewer is not available. The Department of Health inspects all aspects of new systems and investigates complaints of failing systems.