The Health Department is located in the basement of the Parke County Courthouse.
The Sanitarian/Health Inspector is Liddy Dowd-Wright. Her telephone number is 765-569-4071.
Or you may choose to email Liddy at email@example.com.
The Public Health Nurse is Kevin Rowe. Her telephone number is 765-569-3554. Or you may choose to email Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Clerk/Registrar is Cathy Delp. Her telephone number is 765-569-6665. Or you may choose to email Cathy at email@example.com.
Local Health Department guidance and application documents can be downloaded by selecting the document you need from the bottom of this page.
The sanitarian/food inspector is responsible for the Environmental Health Division of the Parke County Health Department. The Environmental Health Division is broken down into three categories: Food Protection, Wastewater and General Environmental.
The Food Protection Program inspects, regulates and issues permits to all food establishments including restaurants, bed & breakfast establishments, certified kitchens, caterers, farmer’s market vendors that are not home based vendors, temporary and mobile food establishments operating in Parke County per Food Protection Ordinance No 4, Parke County Indiana and 410 IAC 7-24. Further information regarding rules and regulations in Indiana may be found at www.in.gov/isdh/21062.htm.
The Wastewater program inspects, regulates and issues permits for all residential septic systems per 410 IAC 6-8.2. All repairs to septic systems and installations of septic systems require a permit from the health department. Further information concerning rules and regulations can be found at www.in.gov/isdh/20389.htm.
The General Environmental program oversees tourist homes, well water safety, meth homes, environmental complaints, public pools and campgrounds (that are not regulated by Indiana State Department of Health).
The clerk/registrar is responsible for the Vital Records Division of the Parke County Health Department. The Vital Records program issues birth certificates for individuals born in Parke County and death certificates for individuals who died in Parke County.
|Farmer's Market Guidelines.pdf||567.93 KB|
|Farmers Markets Booth Guidance.pdf||533.79 KB|
|Farmer's Market Application.pdf||103.6 KB|
|Temp Food Establishment checklist.pdf||197.19 KB|
|Food Establishment Complaint Form.pdf||209.25 KB|
|Septic System Permit Process.pdf||258.58 KB|
|Material Checklist .pdf||37.16 KB|
|Local Soil Scientists.pdf||13.3 KB|
|Parke County Septic System Installers.pdf||67.98 KB|
|System Design Plan Requirements.pdf||64.65 KB|
|Septic System Application.pdf||40.82 KB|
|Property Complaint Form.pdf||110.63 KB|
|2014 Annual Food Permit Application||78.28 KB|
|2014 Temporary Food Permit Application||131 KB|
|2014 Genealogy Application||186.18 KB|