Franklin County Environmental Health

Responsibilities

  • Issue on site wastewater treatment permits (septic system permits)
  • Issue private well water construction permits
  • Inspect septic system sites and well sites
  • Inspect tattoo parlors and tanning salons
  • Inspect pools and spas
  • Administer State of Iowa Grants-to-Counties funds
    • Water testing
    • Well and cistern plugging
    • Well rehabilitation
  • Work with the local Board of Health on environmental health topics
  • Educate the public on environmental health topics

The Environmental Health Department is charged with enforcing the county nuisance codes. Please contact Dan Tilkes by or call 641-456-4090 to report health-related situations.

Environmental Health
Contact Information

Franklin County Courthouse

123 First Avenue SW
PO Box 58
Hampton, Iowa 50441

Phone: 641-456-4090
Cell: 641-640-8733
Fax: 641-456-2852

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Or by appointment

Director