On-Site Water Supply

Permits are issued for new and replacement water wells. Application and fee are required prior to a site visit. Sampling is done for loan evaluations, consultations or suspected contamination. Consultation by phone or at site is done upon request. Bottles are available for water testing.

On-Site Sewage Disposal

Permits are issued for all on-site sewage systems including repairs. After application and fee payment, soil and site evaluations are conducted prior to issuance of permits. Consultations by phone or at site are done upon request.

Loan Evaluation

Inspections of existing water supply and sewage disposal systems are conducted for real estate transactions or refinancing of private residences only. Inspections are conducted after the request form and fees are submitted. A full written report with determination of on-site system conditions is provided.

On-Site Sewage Disposal Information
Simple Chlorination Procedure

Health Department

175 E. Adams Street
Ionia, MI 48846

(616) 527-5341

Children’s Special Health Care Services
Phone: (800) 359-3722
TDD: (800) 788-7889

Community Health
Phone: (616) 527-5341

Environmental Health
Phone:(616) 527-5341
Fax: (616) 527-8202
Mon-Fri 8am-4:00pm

Personal Health
Phone: (616) 527-5341
Fax: (616) 527-8208

Phone: (616) 527-5341
Mon 12:30pm – 3pm By Appointment
Tues 9am – 3:30pm COVID Only – By Appointment
Wed 9am – 3pm By Appointment
Thurs 9am – 3:30pm Walk-in Clinic

Substance Abuse Prevention
Phone: (616) 527-5341

Woman, Infants, & Children (WIC)
Phone: (616) 527-5337
Mon-Fri 8:30 – 4:30

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