Environmental Health:  

Sanitary Code- 1/17/2023. Takes effect on January 27, 2023

District Sanitary Code Regulatory Changes – Quick Reference Guide

Information regarding available services, applications, and downloadable versions of the sanitary code can be found on our Environmental Health page.  

Increase in Environmental Health Fees: 

Effective November 1, 2022, fees for environmental health services for permits and evaluations that require a water test will increase.  Please make sure you are using an application with a date of 11/1/2022.  A detailed fee schedule can be seen by clicking on the link below:

Environmental Health Fees Effective Nov 1, 2022.

Personal Health: 

The Personal Health Division of the Health Department will be open for appointment ONLY visits. This includes programs like WIC, IMMS, and Family Planning. Please call 231-882-4409 for more information.  


The mission of the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department is to prevent disease, prolong life, and promote public health through:

  • Prevention and control of environmental health hazards
  • Prevention and control of diseases
  • Prevention and control of health problems of particularly vulnerable populations
  • Development of health care facilities and health services delivery systems
  • Regulation of health care facilities and health services systems to the extent provided by law