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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Sanitary Nuisances

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  •  850-833-9247 / 850-689-7859

    Mailing Address

    221 Hospital Dr. NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 

    810 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, FL 32539 


Environmental Health investigates nuisance complaints from the public which involve septic problems such as sewage on the ground, abandoned swimming pools, improper disposal of garbage, or other concerns about unsanitary conditions as defined by Chapter 386 Florida Statutes.

Complaint investigations generally consist of research, inquiries, observations, and site inspections. Complaints that do not fall within the jurisdiction and authority of the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) will be referred to the appropriate agency.

To file a complaint please call our Fort Walton Beach office at 850-833-9247 or the Crestview office at 850-689-7859.