Official Website for Fayette County, Iowa

Environmental Health

Contact Information


Catherine Miller

Environmental Health Administrator



Environmental Health

PO Box 269

West Union, Iowa 52175









Monday - Friday

8:00am - 4:00pm


Saturday & Sunday



Due to on site inspections and evaluations, the office may not always be staffed during these hours.

You may want to call ahead of your visit.



Debbie Dietzenbach

Administrative Assistant

Duties of the County Environmental Health

The Environmental Health department is responsible for issuing permits for constructions that may impact the environmental health of the county. When filing

a complaint, it is important to have complete and accurate information before contacting our office. You will need to provide the property address, property owner's and/or occupant's name and phone number, nature and details of the complaint, and what has been done to address the issue with the owner and/or occupant prior to contacting to our office. You will also be required to sign a formal complaint. Contact our office for more information.

Radon Tests

Fayette County residents are encouraged to test their home every two years
for radon. Radon test kits are available from our office at a cost of $10.00 per kit.

Water Sampling
Private Well Permits
On-Site Wastewater Treatment & Dispersal
Private Well Abandonment
Private Well Rehabilitation

Career Information