Sanitary Code : Title 51 – Public Health – Sanitary Code
Mission: To ensure sanitary conditions in public places which include restaurants, bars, day care centers, nursing home, schools, public swimming pools, and other institutions. On private premises, the Sanitarian section permits and inspects individual waste water treatment plants.
If you are having any issues with your onsite aerobic treatment unit, visit: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/2537
If you need to install an aerobic treatment plant, contact a Sanitarian at 504-934-6690. You may have to complete a permit application.
Installations of aerobic treatment units must be installed by a Louisiana state licensed installer. The list of Louisiana state licensed installers are found here: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/2082 . A list is Louisiana state licensed installers who are local to Plaquemines Parish can be identified if you call us at 504-934-6690.
If you are interested in opening an establishment that will be selling food, please visit this website to complete a questionnaire. This questionnaire must be completed in its entirety and sent to a Sanitarian here at the Health Department: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/oph/Center-EH/sanitarian/retailfood/RetailFoodPlanReviewQuestionnaireFormRevised1-2014.pdf
All establishments which sell food must have an employee successfully complete a food safety course. A list of DHH/OPH approved food safety vendors are at this link: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/1834?uuid=1312231708985