Nassau County Community Resources

Helpful resources about Nassau County Environmental Health.


Backflow Prevention & Drinking water: (516) 227-9692

Protects the public water supply from contamination by on-site back siphonage or reversal of water flow from residential home, industrial and commercial facilities.

Beach Closings/Openings: 516-227-9700

For up-to-date recorded information on beach closings and openings.

Camps: (516) 227-9717

The Nassau County Department of Health permits and inspects children’s summer camps in the County.

Demolition Permits: (516) 227-9715

Prior to demolition of all residential, commercial and industrial buildings, a rodent-free certification is required.

Enforcement: (516) 227-9723

This department conducts hearings on all alleged violations of the Public Health Law, Environmental Conservation Law, the New York State Sanitary Code, the Nassau County Public Health Ordinance and applicable laws of Nassau county.

Food Protection: (516) 227-9717

This service inspects food service establishments, investigates foodborne disease outbreaks and provides training for food industry personnel.

General Nuisance Complaints: (516) 227-9715

This unit responds to complaints regarding dog waste, garbage, overflowing sewage, bird feeding, etc.

Heat Complaints: (516) 227-9715

This unit responds to complaints from residents of apartments, cooperatives and condominiums when temperatures in their units fall below certain temperatures during the heating season.

Homeowner Small Fuel Oil Tank Removals and Abandonments: (516) 227-9691

Regulates the removal or abandonment of fuel oil tanks 1100 gallons or less used for space heating.

Lead Exposure: (516) 227-9415

This office responds to complaints and supports the medical division of Disease Control for lead poisoning. It provides on-site testing for lead and information about abatement programs. More lead protection information available at: www.epa.gov/lead

Sewer Connections/Closures: (516) 227-9672

Nassau County Department of Health sets up the guidelines. In a nutshell all facilities located in sewered areas must be connected to public sewers.

Source: www.nassaucountyny.gov