Services include Plan review, Permitting and inspecting restaurants, food stands, mobile food units, schools/cafeterias, meat markets, rest/nursing homes, child daycares, adult daycares, lodging, seafood markets, mental health facilities, residential care homes, spa/swimming pools and tattoo/piercing establishments, complaint investigations, and in- house food handling courses offered six times a year.
Responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following: Site/soil evaluations for the placement of on- site wastewater systems up to 3,000 gallons/day, Inspect and issue operation permits for all septic tank systems, Inspect and permit all mobile home parks, Conduct water, sewage and sanitation inspection on all migrant housing, Inspect the construction of all private drinking water wells, Collect water samples, Investigate complaints.
The Robeson County Animal Control program consists of the Animal Shelter and Animal Control Officers. Animal Control Officers pick up stray animals and work closely with the Animal Shelter to facilitate pet adoptions, rabies vaccinations, as well as spay and neuter programs. Please contact the shelter at 910-865-2200 for more information.
Environmental Health Grade
Link to Health Grade
Food Handling Courses
2018 Courses: January 9, March 13, May 8, July 10, September 11, November 13
Location: Environmental Health Dept., One Stop Shop, 435 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360
Time: 1-4:30 p.m. (Please arrive by 12:45 p.m. to register and pay fee.)
Cost: $5 per person
This course is designed for all food service employees and is required by the Robeson County Board of Health. This course provides the opportunity for classroom training in basic concepts of good food handling practices. Upon completion of the course, the student must pass a written exam. This class is limited to the first 42 paid participants. If you have any questions, please call 910-272-6560.