Our mission is to prevent disease, assure a healthful environment, prolong life, and promote well being for the citizens of Medina County.
Promote, Protect and Prevent
Local Calls: 330-723-9688
4800 Ledgewood Drive, Medina, OH 44256




Click on the link below to get information regarding Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) that can be found in Ohio lakes, ponds, and slow moving streams:

State law (Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3729) requires the annual licensing and inspection of all campgrounds within a local health jurisdiction.  As specified in state regulations, campgrounds are divided into four (4) categories for licensing purposes:

  • Recreational Vehicle Parks (for RVs);
  • Recreation Camps (pop-up campers and tents);
  • Combined Park-Camps (contain a combination of RVs, pop-up campers, and tents);
  • Temporary Park-Camps (camping units located at short-term events and festivals);

Our inspectors look at a camp’s overall sanitation and safety which include: proper sewage, wastewater, and refuse disposal; spacing between units; restroom and shower facilities sanitation; electrical safety; and playground equipment safety.

Resident Camps (4-H, Girl Scout/Boy Scout-types of camps, or other campgrounds for overnight camping purposes) must have a permit to operate from the local Board of Health.

All of our inspection records are public records and are available to the public during our regular business hours.  Although walk-in requests are welcomed, if possible, it is best to call first to see if a campground program inspector is available to help answer any questions that may arise during review of the records. The Ohio Admindistrative Code (OAC), Chapters 3701-25 and 3701-26 outline the rules we use during these inspections.

Please call our office weekdays between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at (330) 723-9523 with questions about our Campground Program.

 Ohio Department of Health Forms and Letters

Ohio Department of Health Camps:  Recreation/RV Parks

Temporary Park-Camp License Application Packet



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