These are complaints usually pertaining to possible public health hazards within the county. Following are examples of nuisance complaint criteria:
To file a nuisance complaint with the Health Department, the following procedure must be followed:
Upon receiving a SIGNED complaint, a member of the Health Department Environmental Division will investigate the complaint to determine if the complaint is valid. If the complaint is deemed valid, action will be taken to abate the complaint.
All Hancock County Health Department records are considered PUBLIC records.
Hancock Public Health is an Ohio EPA approved solid waste district, therefore inspections are provided by Hancock Public Health on all licensed solid waste landfills, composting facilities, and generators of infectious waste. The Ohio EPA completes yearly audits on the health department to make sure regulations are being enforced. Hancock Public Health also conducts solid waste nuisance complaints.
Hancock Public Health also registers solid waste haulers that pick up solid waste within Hancock County. Solid waste haulers renew their registration yearly in October. Hancock Public Health is a member of Hancock County’s Solid Waste Management District.