Public Health Nuisances

Meigs County Health Department responds to and investigates public health nuisance complaints. In simple terms, a public health nuisance is when a building or property is in a condition that threatens or potentially threatens the health of a person or community.


Below are examples of public health nuisances that Meigs County Public Health will investigate:

  • Accumulation of trash, garbage and materials on properties
  • Rat and rodent infestations
  • Animal waste and manure
  • Dead animals
  • Unsanitary housing or living conditions
  • Failing sewage treatment systems
  • Improper scrap tire disposal

If you would like to register a complaint regarding a nuisance property or condition, please complete a nuisance complaint form and return to the health department. The forms must be signed.

Public Nuisance Contact Info

Meigs County Health Department:
740-992-6626

Ohio EPA:
800-686-7330

Meigs County Wildlife Office:
740-589-9988

Sheriff:
740-992-3371


Downloads
PUBLIC NUISANCE COMPLAINT FORM
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