Niagara County Health Department

Permits for Businesses

The Niagara County Health Department issues permits for businesses involved in the following operations:

  • Food service establishments
  • Temporary residences including hotels, motels, inns, campgrounds, rooming houses, etc.
  • Large public or private gatherings
  • Mobile home parks
  • Migrant labor camps
  • Children's camps
  • Swimming pools and bathing beaches
  • Tattoo / body piercing artists and shops

Approvals for Land Development

The Niagara County Health Department also issues approvals for the following related to land development:

  • Real property subdivisions
  • Property transfers involving septic system and well operation
  • Private water supply systems - residential and commercial
  • Private sewerage systems - residential and commercial less than 10,000 gallons per day
  • Public water supply systems
  • Public sewerage systems

For information on Niagara County Health Department permitting and approval processes, please contact the Division of Environmental Health:

Niagara County Health Department
5467 Upper Mountain Road, Suite 100
Lockport, New York 14094

Phone: (716) 439-7444