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Public Health Nuisances

The Environmental Health Program of the Cheyenne Laramie County Health Department investigates community complaints primarily in the programs administered by the Division of Environmental Health.

Complaint investigations are made in the following categories:

  • Food Service
  • Septic Systems
  • Subdivisions
  • Public Water Supplies
  • Public Accommodations (motels/hotels)
  • Public Swimming Pools and Spas
  • Mobile Home Parks and Campgrounds
  • Day Care Centers
  • Oil & waste spills
  • Household garbage waste
  • Animal waste
  • Mosquito breeding sites

Complaints may be referred to other agencies of the City of Cheyenne, Laramie County or State of Wyoming such as: Animal Control, Department of Environmental Quality, Air, Solid Waste or Water Quality etc... When reporting a complaint you will be asked for the establishment name, address, and the nature of the complaintand/or property owner causing the complaint. You may be required to give your name and daytime telephone number when filing a complaint.

Complaints are initially investigated with an establishment inspection or a drive by investgation on an outdoor property complaint. The inspector will generally contact the establishment manager or property resident in person if it appears one is available and then followup by sending a letter to the responsible party giving a specified period of time to abate the problem. Follow-up inspections will be done for non-compliance, with further legal action when it is deemed necessary.

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