Nuisance Inspections
for Residential and Commercial Facilities
Serving Jefferson County, OH

Jefferson County General Health District Offers Nuisance Inspections

Per Ohio Revised Code 3707.01 and 3735, the Jefferson County General Health District is responsible for investigating and abating any public health nuisances in Jefferson County. In order for us to investigate we must receive an official complaint from a citizen. To file a complaint, please call the JCGHD at (740) 283-8530 or contact us online.

Please note that complaints are part of the public record; the health department cannot guarantee confidentiality.

View the following resources regarding nuisances at your convenience:

Nuisance Complaint Form
Animal Bite Report

Ohio Code Chapter 3707: Board of Health

Ohio Code 3707.01: Powers of Board – abatement of nuisances

Ohio Code 3735.31: Metropolitan housing authority – powers and duties.