Environmental Health Services

1515 NW Saline Street,
North Annex, Suite 101 (m)
Topeka, KS 66618-2838
Phone: (785) 251-2455
Fax: (785) 251-2499

Allison Alejos, Director

Mission Statement: Dedicated to promoting and protecting health in the community by providing prevention, education, and health care services

Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday


  • Solid waste program includes complaint investigation and refuse hauler licensing and inspections (Fees for refuse truck licensing vary according to number of customers a potential license has)
  • Water quality program/local environmental protection program does well water testing
  • On-site sewage program issues permits for septic systems, performs soil percolation testing service and inspects home up for resale for sanitation. (Construction permits: $150; resale inspection: $100; soil percolation testing: $100)
  • Child care licensing program investigates complaints, licenses and inspects child care facilities and provides training (Facility licensing fees vary based on the number served. No provider training fees)

Eligibility: Available to everyone

How to apply: Call (785) 251-2455

Fees: See above for details

Funding: State grants and contracts, licensing fees, local taxes, class fees and the Kansas Water Fund

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