Nuisance Complaints

These are complaints usually pertaining to possible public health hazards within the county. Following are examples of nuisance complaint criteria:

  • Accumulations of trash and debris on a property
  • Sewage ponding on a property or spilling into a creek, ditch, etc. 
  1. Obtain a complaint form (A copy of this form has been placed on this website).
  2. Fully complete all pertinent sections of the form.
  3. Ensure to provide the exact address and owner of the property as well as all nuisance conditions present on the property.
  4. SIGN the form.
  5. Return the form to the Health Department. 

Nuisance Program

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.

Solid Waste

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.

 

Emergency Info.

If you have a medical emergency to report, please contact your healthcare provider or dial 9-1-1.  

To contact Hancock Public Health to report a public health emergency, including Class A communicable diseases, please dial:

(419) 348-6611

Location

Main Address
7748 County Road 140
Findlay, Ohio 45840
Phone: 419-424-7105
Fax: 419-424-7189

Hours of Operation:

M: 9:00am - 4:30pm
T-F: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Our Mission

Improving ourselves and our communities
Promoting public health and the prevention of disease
Protecting people and the environment